сряда, 15 юли 2015 г.

Conference on Political Parties (Kyiv, Ukraine)





OSCE/ODIHR
2015 Political Party Expert Workshop 
July 14-16, 2015
Kyiv, Ukraine
Day I: 14 July
International trends and challenges in political party regulation
9.00 - 9.30: Registration
9.30- 10.15: Opening Remarks
  • Dr. Andriy Meleshevych, President of the Kyiv-Mohyla Academy
  • UKR MP (TBC)
  • Kateryna Ryabiko, Project Coordinator, OSCE/ODIHR

10.15 - 10.30: Introduction  of Participants (tour de table), Structure and Agenda of the Workshop  and  ODIHR Tools to Support Political Party Regulations Dr. Marcin Walecki, Chief, Democratic Governance and Gender Unit, OSCE/ODIHR

10.30 - 12.45: Session I: International standards for political party regulation: Presentation of recent ODIHR/Venice Commission Guidelines on Political Party Regulation and legal opinions  

Speakers:
Dr. Daniel Smilov, ODIHR Core Group of Experts on Political Parties
Anne-Lise Chatelain, OSCE/ODIHR Legislative Support Officer
CoE Venice Commission (TBC)
Moderator: 
Dr. Alexander Kyniev, ODIHR Core Group of Experts on Political Parties
Rapporteur:   



11:30 -11:45: Coffee Break
12.45 - 14.00: Lunch


14.00 - 15.45: Session II: Transparency of party funding

Speakers:
Dr. Magnus Ohman, IFES Senior Advisor (TBC)


Moderator: 
Dr. Marcin Walecki, Chief, Democratic Governance and Gender Unit, OSCE/ODIHR
Rapporteur:   

15.45 – 16.00: Coffee Break
16.00 – 17.30: Session III: Political parties in parliament 
 Speakers:
Professor Susan Scarrow, University of Houston


Moderator: 
Dr. Fernando Casal Bertoa, University of Nottingham Research Fellow
Rapporteur:   

18.00 – 20.00:  Reception
Day II: 15 July
Key aspects of  political party legislation reform in Ukraine

9.00-9.30: Opening
9.30 – 11.00: Session IV: Public Funding of Political Parties 
Speakers:
Dr. Fernando Casal Bertoa, University of Nottingham Research Fellow

Elin Falguera, Programme Officer, International IDEA (TBC)
Moderator: 

Rapporteur:   


11.00 - 11.30: Coffee Break/Refreshments

11.30 – 13.00: Session V: Internal party democracy and gender equality measures

Speakers:
Professor Susan Scarrow, University of Houston

Levan Tsutskiridze, Representative in the South Caucasus, Netherlands Institute for Multiparty Democracy – NIMD


Moderator: 
Komila Rakhimova, OSCE/ODIHR Gender Adviser
Rapporteur:   

13.00 – 14.00:  Lunch
14.00 – 15.30: Session VI: Good practices in oversight over political parties, including political party registration/annulment requirements and party funding

Speakers:
Dr. Magnus Ohman, IFES Senior Advisor (TBC)

Dr. Alexander Kyniev, ODIHR Core Group of Experts on Political Parties

Moderator: 
Dr. Daniel Smilov, ODIHR Core Group of Experts on Political Parties
Rapporteur:   


15.30 - 15.45: Coffee Break/Refreshments

15.45 -17.00: Moderated Discussion: A path forward for Ukraine in reforming its political party regulation

Moderator: 
Kateryna Ryabiko, Project Coordinator, OSCE/ODIHR

17.00 – 17.30:  Wrap up of the Workshop and Next Steps



Day III: 16 July
Workshop for Young Experts in Political Party Finance

9.00- 9.30: Registration
9.30-- 10.00: Reflections of the Day I and Day II,  Introduction  of Participants (tour de table), Structure and Agenda of the Day III Dr. Marcin Walecki, Chief, Democratic Governance and Gender Unit, OSCE/ODIHR
10.00 - 10.30: Introduction to Topic I: 
10.30 – 11.00: Case Study I
11.00-11.30: Discussion of the case study I
11.30 - 12.00: Coffee Break
12.00 - 12.30: Introduction to Topic II:  Funding of Political Parties
12.30 – 13.00:  Case Study II
13.00-13.30: Discussion of the case study II
13.30-15.00: Lunch
15.00 - 15.30: Introduction to Topic III: Oversight over political parties
15.30 – 16.00:  Case Study III
16.00-16.30: Discussion of the case study III

16.30 – 16.45: Coffee Break
16.45 – 18.00: Lessons learnt and brainstorming on ways to promote political party regulation reform in Ukraine 
18.00 – 18.30:  Wrap Up and Next Steps

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