First Working Group meeting of Ukrainian Drugs Forensic Institutions

 

The First Working Group (WG) meeting of Ukrainian Drugs Forensic Institutions was organised in the premises of the Ministry of Justice Lab (Kyiv Forensic Institute) in Kiev on 29th and 30th of January 2019 and was chaired by Minitry of Justice and sponsored by EU-ACT that acted as Secretary of the newly established WG.

This meeting was facilitated by two Experts from European Union (EU) Member States (MS) with experience in standardisation and coordination of labs in EU and attended by representatives from all interested institutions/agencies.

On 27th November 2018 (after several workshops with key technical representatives of all relevant forensic laboratory services), a High-Level Meeting took place chaired by the Deputy Minister of Justice and with the participation of representatives of Ministry of Internal Affairs and Health, responsible officials from Security Service, State Fiscal Service, National Police and Centre for Mental Health and Monitoring of Drugs and Alcohol of Ukraine, as well as the leadership of all the forensic institutions concerned.

During this meeting a Joint Declaration was produced which contains the main following points:

  • Immediate setting up of a Working Group (WG) that would follow the implementation of a Road Map elaborated and approved by all the institutions that includes the most relevant issues that according to the experts must be tackled in the short, medium and long terms.
  • WG would consist of relevant experts from each institution who will report to relevant Ministries and Institutions on the progress done in relation to the Road Map every time the WG meets;
  • WG would meet one time per quarter, every year;
  • First meeting of WG would be chaired by Ministry of Justice of Ukraine and supported by EU-ACT.

Operative Dimension

Code
Year
Component
Region
Country
Place
Activity Type
Kiev
Working Group
Objectives
  • To discuss and propose course of actions in relation with the priorities included in the Road Map (in particular, short and middle term);
  • to agree on membership and functioning rules;
  • to forward the agreements and conclusions to the Ministries and institutions for approval and a political decision if required;
  • to propose dates an agenda for the next meeting.

Institutions

FIIAPP - Fundación Internacional y para Iberoamérica de Administración y Políticas Públicas

FIIAPP - Fundación Internacional y para Iberoamérica de Administración y Políticas Públicas

Spain
Coordinator

MoJ - Ministry of Justice of Ukraine

MoJ - Ministry of Justice of Ukraine

Ukraine
Beneficiary

MoIA - Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine

MoIA - Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine

Ukraine
Beneficiary

MoH - Ministry of Health of Ukraine

MoH - Ministry of Health of Ukraine

Ukraine
Beneficiary

SSU - Security Service of Ukraine

SSU - Security Service of Ukraine

Ukraine
Beneficiary

NPU - National Police of Ukraine

NPU - National Police of Ukraine

Ukraine
Beneficiary

GPO - General Prosecutor’s Office of Ukraine

GPO - General Prosecutor’s Office of Ukraine

Ukraine
Beneficiary

SFS - State Fiscal Service of Ukraine

SFS - State Fiscal Service of Ukraine

Ukraine
Beneficiary

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