Support for Rule of Law Reforms in Ukraine - in the Areas of Police and Public Prosecution and Good Governance
PRAVO Police assisted the National Police and the Ministry of Internal Affairs in reforming their public order management and criminal investigation systems, modernising pre-trial investigation practices for combating cybercrime, serious and organised crime, introducing community and intelligence-led policing (ILP) models, establishing an effective witness protection system, enhancing police collaboration with the Interpol and Europol, as well as enhancing the police’s professional development system.
The Programme supported the Prosecutor General’s Office in improving its human resources management system, modernising the investigation and prosecution framework using advanced IT solutions, strengthening anti-corruption measures, defining prosecutorial ethics standards, and developing international cooperation.
The Programme supported the State Bureau of Investigations in enhancing its strategic planning framework and capacity to effectively carry out investigations through professional training, modern management practices, and cutting-edge IT infrastructure.
As the COVID-19 pandemic started in early 2020, the Programme responded by reviewing its activities, and reprogramming some measures that were no longer feasible. The reprogrammed funds, amounting to over €500,000, were used to procure 462,500 surgical masks, 150,000 respirators, and 6,500 coveralls for the National Police of Ukraine.
Following the Russian Federation’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine on 24 February 2022, PRAVO Police was reprogrammed to provide urgently needed support to Ukraine’s law enforcement.
Emergency procurement procedures were used to swiftly deliver equipment and supplies worth around €8,000,000.
What we did
We provided expert support, IT solutions, training, and equipment to the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine, the National Police, the Prosecutor General’s Office, the State Bureau of Investigation, as well as the State Border Guard Service and the Security Service of Ukraine between 2017 and 2022. This assistance made law enforcement in Ukraine more professional, efficient, citizen-friendly, and better prepared to meet contemporary challenges.
We provide expert support, IT solutions, trainings and equipment to the National Police, the Office of the Prosecutor General, the State Bureau of Investigations and the Qualification Disciplinary Commission of Prosecutors. This assistance will enable these institutions to become more professional, transparent, accountable and efficient and make Ukrainian cities, communities, streets and roads safer.
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2 Modular Data Centres for NPU serving 45,000 officers and 102 emergency line
>1800 training participants
New practices for the NPU, SBI, and prosecution
86 vehicles for NPU
Better public order management, faster response times
10 mobile forensic labs for NPU
Faster and more thorough investigation of crimes
>5000 items of hardware
Servers, computers, audio/video equipment, other ICT equipment & supplies
9 police stations refurbished
Bringing police premises in compliance with European standards
46 sets of videoconference equipment
Fast and reliable communication between local and regional prosecutors
8 vehicles to be used as forensic labs by SBI
Timely investigation of crimes across Ukraine