Venice Commission recommends removing Zelensky's provision reducing number of Supreme Court judges The experts recommend that the focus of reform should be the first and second instance courts.
22:59, 09 December 2019
Zelensky, G7 Ambassadors discuss judicial reform in Ukraine The president assured that he jointly with his team is doing his best to change the country.
02:59, 15 November 2019
Law on judicial reform in Ukraine enters into force on Nov 7 The law establishes that the Supreme Court shall consist of no more than 100 judges.
11:18, 07 November 2019
Ukraine's parliament passes Zelensky's judicial reform Bill No. 1008 was backed by 236 MPs out of 387 registered in the session hall.
17:50, 16 October 2019
EU Delegation, Canada's Embassy insist on finalization of Ukrainian bill No. 1008 They say the judicial reform will be closely watched by the business community and foreign investors.
00:59, 12 September 2019
Council of Europe praises judicial reform in Ukraine The Council of Europe notes a positive trend in improving the efficiency and quality of the judiciary and in reducing the widespread corruption.
12:18, 13 June 2019
Chance of return: Will new PACE President change Russia's positions
18:30, 02 July 2018
EU launches sanctions procedure against Poland over Supreme Court law The European Commission insists that it is ready to continue the dialogue on the rule of law despite the procedure start.
17:50, 02 July 2018
Ukraine launches 2nd stage of judicial reform – Poroshenko <p>Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed decrees on the liquidation and establishment of local courts, according to the presidential press service.</p>
16:40, 29 December 2017
Poroshenko congratulates newly appointed judges of Supreme Court <p>Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko took part in the solemn ceremony of taking oath by the judges of the new Supreme Court and congratulated the newly appointed judges, according to the president's press service.</p>
14:21, 11 November 2017
NABU calls on Poroshenko to veto changes to Criminal Procedural Code <p>The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) has called on President Petro Poroshenko to veto changes to the Criminal Procedure Code adopted by the Verkhovna Rada on October 3, according to the agency's website.</p>
14:00, 05 October 2017
Rada introduces electronic legal proceedings as part of judicial reform <p>The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on Tuesday has passed the bill, submitted by President Poroshenko, on amending the Economic and Civil Procedural Codes of Ukraine, the Code of Administrative Proceedings, and other legislative acts (No. 6232).</p>
16:00, 03 October 2017
Ukraine sees U.S. businesses as welcomed investors - Poroshenko <p>In the course of the working visit to the United States, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has met with representatives of leading American businesses, noting U.S. companies are reliable partners of Ukrainian businesses overseas and welcome in Ukraine as potential investors, the presidential press service reports.</p>
10:15, 22 September 2017
Ukraine readies new high court as reforms take hold - Justice Minister <p>Ukraine could have a new Supreme Court installed by next month as part of judicial reforms aimed at rooting out corruption, Ukraine's Justice Minister Pavlo Petrenko said on Tuesday, Voice of America reported citing Reuters.</p>
12:20, 20 September 2017
Poroshenko signs controversial law on Constitutional Court <p>President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed into law the bill On the Constitutional Court of Ukraine, earlier adopted by the Verkhovna Rada, according to the presidential administration’s press service.</p>
20:30, 31 July 2017
EU calls on Ukraine to set up independent anti-graft judicial body <p>Head of the European Union’s Delegation to Ukraine Hugues Mingarelli stresses the EU’s consistent calls on Ukraine to create an independent and effective judicial body armed with the necessary authority to tackle corruption, the EU Delegation’s press service says.</p>
20:05, 17 July 2017
Juncker "misinformed": NABU rejects idea of creating "anti-graft chamber" <p>The National Anti-Corruption Bureau believes that the statement by President of the EU Commission Jean-Claude Juncker on the creation of a special anti-corruption chamber instead of an anti-corruption court is a consequence of deliberate misinformation against Ukraine’s European partners, the NABU statement reads.</p>
09:50, 14 July 2017
Probe of corruption cases could drag up to 10 years if Anti-Corruption Court not created – NABU chief <p>Without the creation of the Anti-Corruption Court, the investigation of top level corruption cases can take as long as 10 years, Director of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine Artem Sytnik told a discussion panel on asset recovery and fighting corruption, an UNIAN correspondent reports.</p>
14:40, 22 May 2017