President signs Decree to support a legal education project
16.11.2017 10:36 "Agro Perspectiva" (Kyiv) —
As of this week, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a Decree ¹361/2017 «On Declaring 2018 the Year of Implementation of „I Have the Right!“ Legal Education Project in Ukraine», President Petro Poroshenko Press Office reports.
As to the report, the Decree will facilitate the formation of the legal culture and conscience within the Ukrainian society, boost the level of knowledge of the citizens as regards the mechanisms of protection of their rights.
Reportedly, the respective initiative of the President and the Government has been considered within the meeting of the National Council of Reforms.
As to the report, within the discussion, the President informed: «It will be not only the free legal aid in courts. It is also free legal consultations available for the most vulnerable population».
«This is extremely important. I am convinced that this program will increase the level of protection of constitutional rights and freedoms of citizens, inter alia, from the legal point of view,» Poroshenko emphasized.