The Odesa State University of Internal Affairs held the IV All-Ukrainian Scientific Conference “Human and Civil Rights in Ukraine: Legal and Social Aspects”
Today, December 17, the Department of State and Legal Disciplines together with the Department of Constitutional and International Law and the Department of Labor, Land and Economic Law at the Odesa State University of Internal Affairs held the IV All-Ukrainian Scientific Conference “Human and Civil Rights in Ukraine: Legal and Social Aspects” .
The scientific event was attended by prominent scientists, students of postgraduate studies, graduate school, master’s degree, students and cadets from Odesa, Donetsk, Kyiv, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Lviv and other regions of Ukraine (about 100 participants).
During the conference, topical issues were discussed in the following sections:
– human rights in Ukraine: current state and prospects of development;
– ensuring national security and law and order – as a strategic direction of law enforcement agencies of Ukraine;
– constitutional support for the implementation of the guarantee of human and civil rights and freedoms in Ukraine;
– improving the quality of higher legal education in Ukraine: guarantees, challenges and prospects.
The scientific event was opened by Serhii Kuznichenko, Rector of the University, Doctor of Law, Professor, Honored Worker of Science and Technology of Ukraine, Corresponding Member of the National Academy of Legal Sciences of Ukraine, who focused attention on respect for human rights in the face of globalization challenges, integration processes into the world community, as well as reforming Ukraine’s law enforcement agencies.
Welcoming remarks were also made by the First Vice-Rector of the University, Candidate of Law, Associate Professor, Police Colonel Serhii Bratel, who drew attention to the conditions for reforming the legal system of Ukraine.
Doctor of Law, Professor Andrii Babenko focused on the importance of human and civil rights in the context of the transformation of socio-economic relations, globalization, the challenges of military threats and changes in the crime situation.
Prominent scholars such as Professors Dmytro Zabzaliuk, Vladyslava Batyrhareieva, Yevhen Zozulia, Yelyzaveta Lvova, Yehor Nazymko and others made reports in the context of topical issues of improving the legislative protection of rights and freedoms, analysis of legal security issues in Ukraine.
Other speakers addressed a wide range of issues related to ensuring a wide range of fundamental human and civil rights and freedoms.
The participants of the conference listened with interest and actively discussed thematic reports and in the process of constructive discussion expressed the opinion that the problem of human rights and freedoms is relevant. The conference pointed out the need for objective and comprehensive research and coverage of human rights and freedoms in scientific research, as well as encouraging higher education students to do scientific work on this issue.
The Conference adopted a Resolution reaffirming the need to ensure the full enjoyment of human rights and freedoms by all persons, in accordance with the fundamental instruments of international and national human rights law.