Access to information

Investigation: Launch of the Ukrainian Government’s Electronic Asset Declaration System

Aug 25th, 2016 | By
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On August 15, the National Agency on Corruption Prevention of Ukraine launched an online asset declaration system to facilitate the transparent reporting of hundreds of thousands of Ukrainian officials of their income. However, this e-declaration system was launched after it was refused as safe and deemed noncompliant with the law.


When Emotions Run Too High. The Role of the Media in the Polarization of Conflicts

Oct 30th, 2015 | By
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It is very important from the peacebuilding point of view. When we are reporting on facts, we cannot allow for such manipulation as Andre and have demonstrated you using this is a very typical news piece about the Pope and Putin. There are lots more cases like this in Ukraine-Russia conflict and other conflicts obviously. If we stick with facts, we will win the war for objective reporting. We will sanitize the media and diminish the level of fear and panic. I think it is very important.


Ensuring Information Security in Ukraine

Oct 3rd, 2015 | By
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Discussion points for the public debate on INFOWAR AND INFORMATION SECURITY. PROPAGANDA AND NEW MEDIA held in the framework of the Kyiv Dialogue project in Kharkiv on May 19, 2015.


International conference: Information as warfare of XXI century – the experience of Ukrainian conflict of 2014/2015 for Poland and Europe

Mar 6th, 2015 | By
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Conference targets media experts and people who are interested in current conflict in Ukraine. Objective of the conference is to share the first-hand experience of media component of the conflict between Russia and Ukraine that complements the military operations. The honorary guest from Ukrainian part will be Mr. Pavlo Polianskij, vice minister of Education of Ukraine, from the Polish part Mr. Pawel Zalewski, head of the Polish-Ukrainian Partnership Forum.


An Appeal for the Release of Ukrainian Journalists

Sep 15th, 2014 | By

An Appeal for the Release of Ukrainian Journalists Second Ukrainian-Polish Forum Kazimierz Dolny, Poland, September 13-14, 2014 We – representatives of the Association of Polish Journalists (APJ), the National Union of Journalists of Ukraine (NUJU) and the Independent Media Trade Union of Ukraine (IMTUU), participanting in the Second Ukrainian-Polish Forum, held in the city of Kazimierz…


Polish & Ukrainian journalists appeal to European journalists’ associations not to meet in Moscow

Sep 15th, 2014 | By

An Appeal from Participants of the Second Ukrainian-Polish Forum Kazimierz Dolny, Poland, September 13-14, 2014 We – representatives of the Association of Polish Journalists (APJ), the National Union of Journalists of Ukraine (NUJU) and the Independent Media Trade Union of Ukraine (IMTUU), participating in the Second Ukrainian-Polish Forum, held in the city of Kazimierz Dolny,…


Reporters Without Borders: IS UKRAINE GOING TO BURY FREEDOM OF INFORMATION?

Jan 16th, 2014 | By

Reporters Without Borders is appalled by the Ukrainian parliament’s hasty adoption today of Law 3879, a legislative package that copies some of the most repressive provisions of recent Russian legislation.


Kyiv ISP’s concerned – Repressions From the PGU loom

Dec 28th, 2013 | By

According to the Internet Association of Ukraine, internet providers in Kyiv started receiving letters this week from local Prosecutor’s offices. The letters request that they provide notarized copies of the document authorizing them to place their networks in the city-owned residential buildings and their contacts with the electricity provider “Kyivenergo” to connect to its electric…


Appeal of Civil Society Representatives to President, Government and Political forces of Ukraine

Dec 10th, 2013 | By

We, the Representatives of Civil Society of Ukraine, recognising our responsibility to our descendants, being concerned with sudden halt of European integration of Ukraine, condemning the use of excessive forces by the special forces of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine on the 30th of November, 2013 at the Independence Square and the 1st…


Internet Freedom Claims Ring False

Dec 5th, 2013 | By

As Baku proudly hosts a regional forum debating the future of internet, the authorities continue to harass local activists trying to draw attention to the country’s shocking human rights. The government of Azerbaijan should use the Regional Internet Governance Forum as an opportunity to free detained and imprisoned journalists and activists, decriminalize libel, and end “witch hunt” on human rights NGOs, the Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS) said today.