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Representative of the Faculty of Law ZNU participated in the annual convention of university legal clinics in Ukraine

25.06.2014 15:39 All Faculties Law З’їзд юридичних клінік вищих навчальних закладів України

Last week, in the "Congregation" hall in Old Academic Building, National University of "Kyiv-Mohyla Academy" was held the annual convention of legal clinics universities in Ukraine, organized by the Association of Legal Clinics of Ukraine with the support of Ukrainian Legal Aid Foundation, the International Fund "Renaissance" and OSCE Project Coordinator in Ukraine.

The event was presented more than 60 legal clinics universities in Ukraine. Public reception of Zaporizhzhya National University "Legal Clinic" presented assistant of the Department of History and Theory of State and Law Ruslana Polovynkina.
Congress welcomed the participants and opened Chairman of the Association of Legal Clinics Ukraine Vitalii Yelov. Also at the ceremony was attended by guests of honor: National Account Manager OSCE Project Coordinator in Ukraine Nataliia Stupnytska, Manager of program initiative "Human Rights and Justice" International "Renaissance" Vasylyna Yavorska, executive director of the Ukrainian Foundation for Legal Aid Mykola Sioma and executive director of the All-Ukrainian Coalition for Legal Aid Vitalii Misiats.
The congress was reviewed report of the Association of Legal Clinics of Ukraine during the reporting period, the presentation and discussion of standards of legal clinics and also discussed changes to the Articles of Association of Legal Clinics in Ukraine.
A representative of the University actively participated in the discussion of legal clinics Standards (in particular, the representation of clients in court clinics, providing quality legal advice involving students as senior and junior).
The participants of the rally was taken as a basis the standards of legal clinics and a working group that will work on its improvement. They also highlight the problem areas of legal clinics, including the normative regulation of teaching load teachers involved in the work in Legal Clinics as curators.
The result of the congress at the public reception of Zaporizhzhya National University of "Legal Clinic" was making an update on it in the Register of Legal Clinics Ukraine and networking for guidance, practical information and work with representatives of the Association of Legal Clinics Ukraine, Ukrainian Foundation for Legal Aid and other legal clinics higher educational institutions of Ukraine.

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