Ukrainian Legal Advisory Group
Rule of Law, Human Rights, and Justice Solutions to Help Victims, Society and State to Overcome the Aftermath of the Armed Conflict in Ukraine and beyond
"It’s like a starving person is offered a leaf of lettuce and told: “there you go, enjoy! We hope you won’t die" – ULAG on justice architecture, assistance and documentation at the "Allied for Accountability" Seminar
ULAG members shared their insights during at the "Allied for Accountability: Collaborative Strategies to Address Russia's Crimes in Ukraine" seminar by IPHR, Truth Hounds and IRF.
Ratification must become a clear action item, rather than a distant goal | ULAG at the Embassies and International Organisations Briefing on RS Ratification
More than anything else, non-ratification of the Rome Statute indicates a clear lack of political will. International partners, as a key factor in making ratification happen, should change the approach when communicating the issue with the Ukrainian government, to make the change possible.
Patterns of Sexual Violence in the Context of War in Ukraine and How to Respond | ULAG at the 2023 Missing Peace Global Symposium on CRSV
Taking into account the domestic context, more effective training, moving away from quantitative indicators as measure of success, as well as institutional and legislative framework development – crucial steps to effectively address CRSV in Ukraine.
Statement by Ukraine 5AM Coalition on the inadmissibility of electing the Russian Federation as a member of the UN Human Rights Council
We appeal to all human rights organizations of the world to join this statement and prevent the collapse of the human rights protection system within the UN.
ULAG Ran a Strategy Session for SSU Investigators, OPG and Crimea and Sevastopol City PO Prosecutors on Deportation of Children
ULAG held a strategy session for investigators of the Security Service of Ukraine, prosecutors of the Prosecutor General's Office and the Prosecutor's Office of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol city who specialise in crimes committed against children. The focus was on investigating and prosecuting deportation and illegal movement of children.
Situation of Lawyers in Occupied Crimea: Persecuted and Humiliated
The document highlights issues related to the observance of the rights of attorneys-at-law and standards of their work, as well as the persecution of independent lawyers in the temporarily occupied Crimean peninsula by the occupation administrations and the authorities of the Russian Federation. It also proposes a number of recommendations to the international community to improve the situation with the observance of the rights of defense lawyers working under occupation and addressing the threats to their professional activity. The report was prepared by a group of experts with the support of the CEELI Institute (Czech Republic) and the Ukraine 5AM Coalition.
CAPACITY OF UKRAINE’S JUDICIAL SYSTEM TO ENSURE ACCOUNTABILITY FOR GRAVE INTERNATIONAL CRIMES COMMITTED IN THE COURSE OF THE RUSSIA’S AGGRESSION AGAINST UKRAINE: A PERSPECTIVE OF JUDGES AND VETERANS, AND THE DEMAND FOR JUSTICE BY THE POPULATION OF UKRAINE
The research brings together the results of several polls and in-depth interviews of Ukrainian judges, the public, as well as veteran community in order to analyse and assess where these groups stand with regards to various issues related to the justice and accountability in the context of armed conflict.