Maps of (un)Freedom of Assembly in Ukraine

May 27th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Choice, Freedom of Assembly, Monitoring, News, Ukraine

Kyiv. 22 May 2013. UNIAN information agency. “Maidan Monitoring” Information Center presented the results of monitoring of observance of the right to peaceful assembly by the Ukrainian government authorities.

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The maps, infographics and numbers were presented by Natalka Zubar and Olexander Severyn during a press conference titled “Maps of (un)Freedom of Assembly in Ukraine”. Later same day the results of the research were presented by Viktor Garbar at the round table in the Ombudsman’s office dedicated to freedom of assembly.

567 local councils of Ukraine – all administrative centers and cities – were questioned. 492 councils responded.

The survey was conducted during the January – March 2013. We requested the data of year 2012 via the recommended mail with requests for information with the same set of questions.

As a result of research the memo was prepared and sent to appropriate government authorities, the memo addressed the problems observed and the solutions proposed to remedy the situation.

We will prepare and publish the digest of a memo and project findings. For now see some short summary in infographics and presentation.

The unique research was conducted for the first time in Ukraine and was made possible thanks to the support of the International Renaissance Foundation.

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