transformation of the Ukrainian public prosecution according to the European democratic standards in comparison with the Baltic states

Anyshchenko, Artem (2010) transformation of the Ukrainian public prosecution according to the European democratic standards in comparison with the Baltic states.

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Abstract:Ukraine‟s foreign policy has proclaimed its direction towards European integration. The goal of this policy is to enhance the integration process and to intensify cooperation with the EU member states. Nowadays, Ukraine faces new challenges and demands on its way to real democracy and European values, strong civil society, equality, security, rule of law, and effectiveness of public services. A significant problem in this field lies within certain obsolete elements of the justice administration, particularly, in the system of the Ukrainian prosecution service, which is not in line with democratic European norms and standards. The central issue of the master thesis is the relations of the public prosecutor‟s office of Ukraine with other public authorities within the system of division of power into legislative, executive and judicial branches. The research investigates the question of functioning of the public prosecutor‟s office of Ukraine on the base of the principle of Rule of Law. Specifically, the issue of prosecutor‟s independence from the President of Ukraine and the Ukrainian parliament in connection with question of ensuring of accountability and efficiency of the public prosecutor‟s office of Ukraine is elaborated. In order to address the central research question, the current investigation examines the prosecution services in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Ukraine. This master thesis employs the method of qualitative comparative analysis, investigating the conditions of compliance of the mentioned member states of the Council of Europe with the European democratic requirements regarding the role and functions of the public prosecutor‟s office. On the basis of the conducted analysis, some proposals concerning the improvement of the legal status and principles of activities of the public prosecutor‟s office of Ukraine were formulated
Item Type:Essay (Master)
Faculty:BMS: Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences
Subject:88 social and public administration
Programme:Public Administration MSc (60020)
Link to this item:http://purl.utwente.nl/essays/60420
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