KYIV - November 26, 2020. The Ukrainian Bar Association (UBA) appealed to the Chair of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on Education, Science and Innovation Serhiy Babak to consider the Concept for the Development of Legal Education in the near future.
Lawyers expressed concern about the situation regarding the draft Concept. The Association joined the Manifesto for the Development of Legal Education, which was also supported by leaders of law schools, professional legal organizations and student associations, teachers, students, lawyers and public figures, including:
- DEJURE Foundation;
- NGO "Avtomaidan";
- NGO "Center for Combating Corruption";
- Center for Public Monitoring and Research;
- CHESNO community.
In March 2020, the UBA supported the draft Concept and called for its speedy approval for further reform of legal education in Ukraine and improving its quality.
The text of the open appeal is available by the link.