Ukraine

46 million people
3,130 USD GNI (PPP)
Internet:
Partly Free
Press:
Partly Free
Partly Free

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On January 27 a court in Kyiv ruled in favor of an indefinite delay of neighborhood district council elections scheduled for March 27 in the Ukrainian capital.

 Freedom House urges Ukraine to adopt measures that will make it a more equal, tolerant, and democratic country for all of its citizens. 

ukraine constitutional discussion

Freedom House urges the Constitutional Commission to adopt the strongest possible human rights standards by including sexual orientation and gender identity in the non-discrimination article.

Напередодні візиту віце-президента Байдена до України, що розпочнеться в неділю, та запланованого звернення до українського парламенту (Ради), Freedom House опублікувала таку заяву.

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Sounding the Alarm Round 2: Protecting Democracy in Ukraine

A report released by Freedom House in July 2012 finds a persistent decline in democratic principles and human rights in Ukraine, a development which is especially worrying in light of the country’s upcoming parliamentary elections in October 2012.

Press Freedom: An Own Goal for Ukraine

Freedom House, the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), Article 19, Open Society Foundations (OSF), and the Ukraine Association of Press Publishers compiled a joint report on Ukraine's press freedom situation. The reoprt outlines the findings of a mission conducted in early April that ultimately found serious corruption issues and other problems. The report recommended a number of steps in order to improve freedom of expression in the country.

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Freedom House invites applications for funding and support from organizations, campaigns, and/or initiatives that seek to foster greater accountability in Ukrainian society and governance, including within government, business, and other sectors. 

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Freedom House works in Ukraine to protect professional and citizen journalists, to empower and support their efforts to impartially cover developments in Ukraine, and to uncover corruption.

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