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Support to rule of law reforms in Ukraine (PRAVO - Police, Public Prosecution, Good Governance)

Project Description
Support to the National Police and the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine

PRAVO Police assists the National Police and the Ministry of Internal Affairs in reforming public order management and criminal investigation systems, modernising pre-trial investigation frameworks aimed at combating cybercrime and serious and organised crimes, introducing community and intelligence-led policing (ILP) models, establishing an effective witness protection system, enhancing police collaboration with the Interpol and Europol, and enhancing its professional development and upgrading training system.

Reformed police units and departments will be equipped with vehicles, protective gear, radios, video recording devices, forensic equipment, IT solutions and work in renovated offices in line with the European Union law-enforcement standards.

Support to the Office of the Prosecutor General

The project supports the Office of the Prosecutor General in improving its human resource management system, pre-trial investigations and indictments framework through modern IT solutions and specialized trainings, strengthening anti-corruption measures, setting the standards of prosecutorial ethics and promoting international cooperation.

Qualification Disciplinary Commission of Prosecutors (QDCP)
PRAVO Police supports building institutional capacity and enhancing the ICT framework of the Qualifications and Disciplinary Commission of Prosecutors which will enable automation of its main business processes and improve data protection and secure communication.

Support to the State Bureau of Investigations (SBI)
The project supports the SBI with enhancing its strategic planning framework and its capacity to effectively carry out its investigative operations through professional trainings, introducing modern management practices and building cutting-edge IT infrastructure.
Specific Objective
Overall objective: To contribute to reform of the Rule of Law system in Ukraine and to align its functioning with the best European and International practices.

Specific objective: To support the creation of an efficient law-enforcement system respectful of human rights in support of the people of Ukraine, via provision of the necessary support to the National Police and other Ukrainian authorities in charge of law-enforcement.
Expected Results
Result 1. Capacities of law enforcement stakeholders are enhanced through an effective and efficient human resource management system (including training, recruitment, career management, integrity management, adequate business processes and appropriate institutional structures).

Result 2. Ukraine's police force is a modern and professional organisation which takes a community-oriented policing approach and adequately maintains public order in full observance of human rights protection.

Result 3. Increased public safety and improved fight against serious crime, including cybercrime, following enhanced cooperation between the institutions in charge of investigating and prosecuting crime, and the introduction of modern investigative techniques, including IT solutions.

Result 4: Professional sector management allows for comprehensive sector policy dialogue, effective policy making, mid-term budgetary planning and continuous policy monitoring.
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