Ukraine Programme

Our team

Ana Jabauri

Programme Director

Ukraine programme responds to the urgent need to collect and preserve information from victims and witnesses of crimes committed in Ukraine, engages in efforts to bring responsible perpetrators to justice by aiding litigations based on universal jurisdiction and provides analyses of allegations of international crimes.

Our projects

COLLECTION OF INFORMATION

DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL LITIGATION

ANALYSES

Events

Webinar: Crimes against humanity committed during the Maidan revolution

Speakers:

  • Olexandra Matviychuk, Head of the Board at Center for Civil Liberties
  • Vitaliy Tytych, Senior partner at Vitaliy Tytych & Partners and founder of Advocacy Advisory Panel (Heavenly Hundred’s Lawyers)
  • Oleksandr Pavlichenko, Executive Director of Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union

 

 

Moderator:

  • Rastislav Šutek, Executive Director at Platform for Peace and Humanity

Webinar: War crimes and crimes against humanity in occupied Crimea

Speakers:

  • Maria Tomak, a Ukrainian human rights activist, journalist, researcher, coordinator and co-founder of the Media Initiative for Human Rights
  • Iryna Bartsytska, the Head of the Department for International Legal Cooperation in the Prosecutor’s Office of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the City of Sevastopol

 

Moderators:

  • Rastislav Šutek, Executive Director at Platform for Peace and Humanity
  • Snizhana Romashkin, Project Coordinator at Platform for Peace and Humanity

Webinar: Hostilities in eastern Ukraine

Speakers:

  • Stefan Ziegler, Former Head of Reporting in the OSCE Hub in Donetsk
  • Varvara Pakhomenko, Former Geneva Call’s Head of Mission in Ukraine
  • Zera Kozlyieva, Deputy Head of the Department for Supervision in Criminal Proceedings for Crimes Committed in the Conditions of Armed Conflict at the Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine
  • Konstantin Karaman, First Deputy Head of the Luhansk Regional Prosecutorʹs Office


Moderators:

  • Rastislav Šutek, Executive Director of Platform for Peace and Humanity
  • Agata Kleczkowska, Assistant Professor at the Instytut Nauk Prawnych PAN (Institute of Law Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences)

Webinar: Seeking justice for MH17 downing

Speakers:

  • Piet Ploeg, Chairman of Stichting Vliegramp MH17
  • Eliot Higgins, Founder and creative director of Bellingcat

 

Moderators:

  • Rastislav Šutek, Executive Director of Platform for Peace and Humanity

Webinar: The International Criminal Court
and the Situation in Ukraine

Speakers:

  • Paolina Massidda, Principal Counsel of the Independent Office of Public Counsel for Victims at the ICC
  • Dmytro Suprun, Counsel of the Independent Office of Public Counsel for Victims at the ICC
  • Anna Neistat, Legal Director of The Docket Initiative at the Clooney Foundation for Justice

 

Moderator:

  • Rastislav Šutek, Executive Director at Platform for Peace and Humanity

Webinar: Foreign fighters in Ukraine

Speakers:

  • Teun van Dongen, Programme Lead, Current and Emerging Threats at the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism
  • Egle E. Murauskaite, Senior Researcher & Simulation Designer for the ICONS Project with the University of Maryland
  • Petra Ditrichová Ochmannová, Legal Advisor at the International Law Department, Ministry of Defence of the Czech Republic

 

Moderator:

  • Rastislav Šutek, Executive Director at Platform for Peace and Humanity

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