Coordination Centre for Legal Aid Provision (Ukraine)

Kyiv, Ukraine
Joined July 2016

Presence in: Ukraine
Focus: Criminal Justice, Other, Right to Information

Coordination Centre for Legal Aid Provision (hereinafter – CCLAP) is a governmental institution. It was established within the system of the Ministry of Justice to implement the responsibilities of the Ministry in the field of free legal aid and more specifically, to develop and implement an effective system of free (primary and secondary) legal aid in Ukraine, and to ensure its accessibility and quality.
CCLAP is fixed in legislation as a central coordinating institution in the area of legal aid provision.
Key tasks of the Coordination Centre are:
1) organizational, expert, analytical, informational, material and technical assurance of the Ministry of Justice’s powers for free legal aid provision;
2) analysis of the law enforcement practice on free legal aid provision;
3) submission to the Minister of Justice proposals on the public policy development and implementation in the mentioned field.