Ukrainian media about child trafficking

The growing problem of child trafficking and child abuse through prostitution is raising concerns in Ukrainian media. The Epoch Times, in an article based on UN report, states that children aged from 13 to 18 make ten percent of trafficking victims in Ukraine.

Supervision by an international expert in Ukraine

On the 20th of December 2007 supervision with an international expert, Jolanta Zmarzlik, took place in Kiev. During the meeting Ms. Zmarzlik told the participants about the process of changing Polish legislation concerning interrogation of minors and about creating child friendly interviewing rooms in Poland. Afterwards the participants had the opportunity to discuss with Ms.

Ukrainian expertise concerning interrogation of juveniles

The expertise attached in the document below provides a general analysis of conducting juveniles’ interrogation due to the Ukrainian legislation. The paper describes also problems existing in this area and gives some recommendations concerning necessary changes aimed at converging Ukrainian law to the European standards.

Training for judges in Ukraine

On the 8th and 9th of October 2007 there was a training for judges from local and general courts conducted in Kiev. The title of the training was „The role of judicial system in improving children’s protection system in Ukraine”.