On December 17, 2018, the general meeting of the representatives of public associations, elected 20 members of the Public Council of Integrity. Among them, elected was a graduate of the “Tomorrow’s Lawyer” Program Dmytro Ostapenko.
Public Council of Integrity facilitates the Higher Qualification Commission of Judges of Ukraine in establishing consistency of a judge (judicial candidate) with the criteria of professional ethics and integrity for the purpose of qualification evaluation. The Public Council of Integrity is formed of representatives of human rights associations, academics, lawyers, attorneys, journalists who are recognized experts in their respective fields and possess distinguished professional reputation and matching political neutrality and integrity.
In total, representatives of 12 public associations nominated 27 candidates to participate in the meeting. The Council is elected for a two-year term.
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