Rivne Region Public Organization “COMMITTEE OF VOTERS OF UKRAINE”


Key activities:

1. Electoral programmes.
2. Legal programmes.
3. “Civil Society development” programme.
4. “Democratic governance” programme.

Projects:

✔ “Establishment of a safe environment for people in united communities of the Rivne Region” (The International Renaissance Foundation);
✔ “Establishment and institutional development of a network of civil organizations hubs” (UNDP in Ukraine);
✔ “ Docudays UA-2018. International Travelling Human Rights Documentary Film Festival in the Rivne Region” (Embassy of Sweden in Ukraine, the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine and Culture Bridges Programme funded by the EU and realized by the British Council in Ukraine in partnership with EUNIC – the Network of national culture institutes of the EU).


Analytical reports:

✔ Reports on the results of conducting out focus groups in 8 united territorial communities of Rivne Region regarding their vision of the local authorities concerning fears, risks and factors influencing their life and health safety in the community;
✔ Reports on the results of the questionnaire among inhabitants of 8 united territorial communities of Rivne Region directed to detect safety problems in the community and also measure the level of the local inhabitants’ interest in participation in solving these problems.

Actions:

✔ more than 200 legal consultations provided;
✔ 15 showings of documentaries devoted to human rights issues;
✔ the series of public events (1 public discussion, 1 press conference, 4 press breakfasts) and distribution of educational materials (leaflets, posters) regarding the state of the judicial reform;
✔ the training “Compulsory judgement execution: modern experience and the best practices” for state enforcement officers of the Rivne Region;
✔ 16 focus groups in 8 united territorial communities of Rivne Region regarding their vision of the local authorities concerning safety problems in the community;
✔ 8 questionnaires conducted among inhabitants of UTCs of Rivne Region directed to detect safety problems in the community;
✔ educational workshop concerning monitoring of the work of people’s deputies of Ukraine;
✔ the training for members of district election commissions in the village of Povcha of the Dubny District where the first local election in Povchanska united territorial community is going to take place;
✔ the round-table discussion “Regional Public discussions of the project of the Electoral Code of Ukraine. Financial and maintenance supplies for preparations and conducting elections”;
✔ 5 trainings for activists, representatives of initiative groups and civil organizations of the Rivne Region.


Main achievements:

✔ about 200 citizens have received good legal consultations concerning the issues actual for them;
✔ over 500 inhabitants of the Rivne Region have watched the best documentaries devoted to human rights and received plenty of information of the equality of human rights and non- discrimination during the showings of the films;
✔ The judge was appointed to the bench in Goshchanskyi District Court. There had not been any judges entitled and cases had not been heard for more than a year. Our organization raised the issue in public in an active way and used to appeal to the appropriate authorities asking to solve the problem;
✔ the local authorities of 8 united territorial communities of Rivne Region have received the information of their inhabitants’ vision of the most actual safety problems and possible ways of their solution;
✔ safety passports and programmes for 8 UTC have been worked out;
✔ about 50 activists, representatives of initiative groups and civil organizations of the Rivne Region (including representatives of the united territorial communities) have received the knowledge that helped them to increase organizational capacity of their CSOs;
✔ over 700 publications in the mass media (Internet sites (setting aside social networks), TV, radio, newspapers) mentioning the organization and its activity.

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