A study visit of the President of the Court of Appeal of Santiago de Chile to the Kyiv Court of Appeal


The partnership and friendly relations between Ukraine and the Republic of Chile have a long history. Chile is now a reliable and extremely important partner of Ukraine on the international scene. Countries bring together more than two dozen bilateral agreements on trade, investments, culture, education, science and legal assistance. It should be noted that among the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, Chile is a leader in innovation. The judicial system is no exception.

Learning from the experience  of the models of justice in Latin America could lead to success in the implementation of the national legal model. Therefore, the choice of topics for further discussion was quite consistent.

Thus, the President of the Court of Appeal of Santiago (Chile), Professor at the Faculty of Law of the University of Tarapaca Javier Anibal Moya Cuadra accompanied by the Head of the Charitable Foundation for the Social and Innovative Development Nadiia Ratke

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Greeting the guests, the chairman of the Kyiv Court of Appeal, Yaroslav Holovatchov, sincerely thanked for taking a personal interest in the work of the institution and emphasized the importance of such an exchange of experience in the area of the administration of justice between Ukraine and the Republic of Chile.

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The purpose of the visit was  to familiarize with the activity of the judicial institution and the fundamentals of judicial reform in Ukraine.

The meeting was also attended by the Vice-President of the Kyiv Court of Appeal Volodymyr Melnyk and the judge of the Chamber of the court on consideration of civil cases , judge-speaker Boris Levenets.

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During the meeting, the guests were told about the work of the judiciary, as well as the Staff of the court, which is intended to provide the work of the chambers. Honored guests heard an information on peculiarities of civil cases, criminal proceedings and cases of administrative offenses in court. The video conferencing system functioning in the Kyiv Court of Appeal, as well as the procedure for external information exchange between the court and other state institutions, were not overlooked.

In addition, members of the delegation had the opportunity to attend court hearings held at the Kyiv Court of Appeal.

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For last, guests visited the Museum of the Kyiv Court of Appeal, a unique center for the preservation of documents, materials and other exhibits  which demonstrate the  historical development of the judiciary and legal proceedings in Ukraine and in the Kyiv Court of Appeal in particular.

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We hope that the visit of the President of the Court of Appeal of Santiago to the Kyiv Court of Appeal is only the beginning of further constructive cooperation and exchange of experience in the field of the administration of justice.

 

The Press Service of the Kyiv Court of Appeal informs