Association of
UKRAINIAN HUMAN RIGHTS MONITORS
on LAW ENFORCEMENT

Main Activity

Mission of the Association UMDPL is to ensure human rights observance by law enforcement bodies via development of acting public control.

Our goals:

  • Create efficient system of public control over law enforcement bodies.
  • Impact work of law enforcement bodies and facilitate higher openness and transparency of their work.
  • Increase level of legal knowledge among the civil society and readiness to protect its rights.
  • Contribute to motivation of law enforcement officers.

Achievement of the goals:

  • Monitoring: monitoring campaigns, monitoring of the media information massages, requests to state power bodies – “field work”.
  • Expert work (Think tank): provision of recommendations on necessary systemic changes for improvement of law enforcement bodies’ work and human rights observance; initiation and lobbing of legislative initiatives.
  • Advocacy work: development of a public resonance for introduction of significant changes into the law and implementation practices.

Main activities:

  • Development and realization of public participation in control over human rights in law enforcement;
  • Development of monitors network specially trained by the Association and participating in monitoring campaigns, collecting information in the field;
  • Popularization of human rights knowledge among employees of state bodies and different population groups (youth, schoolchildren);
  • Reformation of law enforcement bodies;
  • Analysis of Ukrainian law in the field of human rights protection. Preparation of analytical and information materials regarding human rights observance;
  • Study of international experience: work of law enforcement bodies in European countries and search for ways to implement separate institutions for positive changes of Ukrainian realities;
  • Systemic monitoring of media resources, which provide information on human rights in law enforcement; expert commentaries;
  • Publication of printed and media materials helping to cooperate with law enforcement in the legal field (textbooks, brochures).

More information about well-known products and projects in the section “Major achievements”.

 

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