Conference Scientific Publications Digest
November 4-5, 2016 in Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University there was held the International Conference “The principles of modern constitutionalism and the Basic Law of Ukraine” (IX TODYKA’S READINGS) organized by the Constitutional Law of Ukraine Department of Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University.
The conference brought together about 150 participants from more than 25 universities and scientific institutions of Ukraine, Poland, Belarus and Russia.
The conference was opened and participants were addressed and welcomed by the associate member of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, prorektor of Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University, Doctor of Law, Professor Yuriy G. Barabash: “I am pleased to welcome you all on behalf of rector V.Y. Tatsiy in the most important forum of Constitutional law of Ukraine. Unfortunately, Yuri N. Todyka is not among us, meeting such people happens rare in a life. He was a famous scientist, teacher, tutor, ruler, extremely hard-working person, the founder of modern constitutional law as a branch, and it was he who in 1992 founded the Department of the Constitutional Law of Ukraine. All of us are his students. It’s nice that the annual conference has turned from a formal event onto a club of like-minded”. Yuriy Barabash stressed that among the useful innovations of this year’s event the panel form of the conference should be noted.
November 4 two discussion panels were held. During the general discussion panel there were made the following presentations: the chief of the territorial department of the State Judicial Administration of Ukraine in Kharkiv region Volodymyr Ostapenko – “Judicial reform in Ukraine: current state and prospects”; PhD, docent of Constitutional Law of Ukraine Department of Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University Lyubomyr Letnyanchyn – “The deprivation of the title of the President of Ukraine: theory and practice”; (online connection from Warsaw) PhD of national security of the Military Technical Academy named after Yaroslav Dombrowski (Warsaw, Poland) Marcin Gornikiewicz – «The development of modern information technology in XXI century: in the context of human rights»; PhD, assistant of Constitutional Law of Ukraine Department of Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University Kateryna Pavshuk – “The principle of pluralism as the basis of democracy”; student of Personnel Training Institute for the Bodies of Justice of Ukraine of Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University Kostyantyn Belous – “Current problems of constitutional regulation of restrictions on freedom of information in Ukraine”; student of the Faculty of Law of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv Andriy Matat – “Modern sources of constitutional law in Ukraine: formulation of the problem”.
During 4-5 November 2016 also took place: “The first panel. The principles of modern constitutionalism”; “The second panel. Human rights in modern constitutions”; “The third panel. Modern problems of constitutional law evolution”.
For all participants was organized a tour by the University and Kharkiv city.
At the conference there were represented, heard and appreciated scientific reports of representatives of the Jagiellonian University (Krakow, Poland), the Military University of Technology (Warsaw, Poland), Bialystok University (Bialystok, Poland), National University of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy”, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv University of Law of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Koretsky Institute of State and Law of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, National University “Odessa Academy of Law”, Legislation Institute of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, National Academy of Internal Affairs, Dnipropetrovsk National University Oles Honchar, Dnipropetrovsk State University of Internal Affairs, Lviv State University of Internal Affairs, other universities and scientific institutions.
The results of the conference were summed by PhD, docent, the Head of the Constitutional Law of Ukraine Department of Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University Tetyana M. Slinko. The participants were awarded with certificates for their active participation in the conference.
The Organizing Committee expresses appreciation for the assistance in organizing and conducting the conference to the event partners: Agency for Legislative Initiatives, Kharkiv Human Rights Group, the Association of Graduates of Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University and Kharkiv branch of the Lawyers Association of Ukraine.
All photos from the conference can be viewed.