Start of the regional tour of CHESNO.Filter the Judiciary! Campaign with workshops on the impact of judicial reform

Today, on 13 February, started the regional tour of CHESNO.Filter the Judiciary! Campaign with workshops on the impact of judicial reform on the ground and the presentation of results of the analysis of judges in the Court of Appeal of the Lviv region according to the integrity criteria.

The first training was held in Lviv. As part of the workshop, participants learned about judicial dishonesty, why and how this concept developed in Ukraine and how they can fight it; what are practical and effective instruments of public control of the work of local judges, where to search for information about judges, how to process and use it, what are pitfalls of disseminating the information about judges, etc. All participants were trained to use the search tools for information about judges.

Also, as part of the training, there was a public presentation of the study on the integrity of judges working in the Court of Appeal of the Lviv region. Activists of the CHESNO.Filter the Judiciary! Campaign presented the results of the study that analysed the judges from the Court of Appeal of the Lviv region under the integrity criteria. According to the CHESNO Movement, 13 judges (38%) of this court are dishonest.

To recap, the CHESNO Movement will hold a series of workshops “Judicial reform: how the public can influence it on the ground”, which will be held within the framework of the all-Ukrainian CHESNO.Filter the Judiciary! Campaign. In February-May, the workshops will take place in all regions of Ukraine.