This guidebook is a result of joint work between Ukraine's Interior Ministry officers and media unions’ experts as part of a project implemented by the OSCE Project Co-ordinator. It includes recommendations on their co-operation during mass events, the rules of safe conduct and a detailed overview of the rights and responsibilities of both the police and journalists. It is not available in English.
This handbook aims to provide the educational content that will serve as the basis for in-service training and as the supplement to basic and specialist training courses that already include lessons in police ethics. It is designed as a kind of tool and guide that will enable police officers to enhance and improve their professional, ethical and law-based conduct.
This guidebook provides policy guidance on central issues that can have an impact on the success or failure of police efforts to harness a community-policing approach to preventing terrorism and countering VERLT.