Valeriia Kolomiets Deputy Minister of Justice of Ukraine for European Integration - Thursday April 6, 2023 12 noon ET via Zoom 

Responsibilities within the Ministry: ⮚ Coordination of Ukraine’s accomplishment regarding the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, Justice, Freedom, Security Chapter; ⮚ A co-chairman of the EU-Ukraine subcommittee Justice, Freedom, Security and Dialogue on Human Rights; ⮚ The National Human Rights Strategy development and the Action Plan for its implementation; ⮚ Head of the Interdepartmental working group on the National Strategy of Human Rights Implementation; ⮚ General management of the national program on free legal aid; ⮚ The Ministry of Justice of Ukraine, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the State of Ukraine in the courts of Ukraine representation; ⮚ Coordination, management and control of legal aspects on Recovery of solvency and bankruptcy of legal entities and individuals; ⮚ Supervision on the Law of Ukraine On Purification of Power (lustration) enforcement; ⮚ Promotion of the development of the legal services provision in order to realize the rights, freedoms and legitimate interests of citizens and legal entities; ⮚ Verification of a mass media resources buyer (potential buyer) business reputation as per the Law of Ukraine On Prevention of Threats to National Security Associated with Excessive Influence of Persons Who Have Significant Economic and Political Weight in Public Life (Oligarchs); ⮚ performing the duties of an authorized person (coordinator) in matters of ensuring equal rights and opportunities for women and men, preventing and countering gender-based violence; ⮚ conduction of the gender-legal examination of legislative acts. - In constant cooperation with the Commissioner of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine for Human Rights, Renaissance International Fund, Democracy Reporting International, Freedom House, Ukrainian Catholic University (Lviv), etc. - Participated in Justice, Law and Society The Aspen Institute Seminar - A member of the National Association of Lawyers of Ukraine - Corporate governance training at the Ukrainian Corporate Governance Academy and the Corporate Governance Center, INSIAD. - A student of the Kyiv-Mohyla Business School (School of Strategic Architect) - Blogger of the best national media resource