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Experts to discuss Constitutional Court relaunch

How does the procedure for selecting new judges works?

Experts to discuss Constitutional Court relaunch
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On December 20, at 11 am, Gorshenin Institute will host a round table conference prepared the information partnership with the Reanimation Package of Reforms think tank and the support of the website

The round conference titled "Was the CCU actually relaunched?' will be held in the press center of Gorshenin Institute.

The selection of candidates on a competitive basis started for the posts of judges of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine started in November. Based on the results of this selection, the Verkhovna Rada and the president should appoint two CC judges each, and the Congress of Judges will appoint one.

How the selection of judges on the quota of the Verkhovna Rada is moving on? What is the procedure for the selection of judges on the presidential quota? What are the obstacles during the selection process? What is the stance of the general public? Should we expect unblocking of the CCU work after vacancies are filled?

Journalists are invited to learn answers to these and other questions from:

  • Volodymyr Shapoval, an expert in the constitutional reform group at the Reanimation Package of Reforms;
  • Yuliya Kyrychenko, head of projects on the constitutional law of the CPPR;
  • Oksana Scherbanyuk, candidate for the position of CCU judge, head of justice department of Law Faculty, Chernivtsi National University;

The round table will be moderated by Natalia Sokolenko, Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Public Radio.

The event will be broadcast live on RPR Facebook page and on

Additional information and accreditation: Inna Nerodik, +096 119 7337.

Any media coverage of the event must mention Gorshenin Institute as its organizer.

The address of Gorshenin Institute: Kyiv, 18b Mala Zhytomyrska St. (entrance through the arch from Mykhaylivskyy Lane).

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