Enforcement of law in conditions of coronacrisis

Panel discussion





The purpose of the panel discussion is to discuss the crisis, global and regional dangers associated with the global pandemic “COVID-19”, as well as their impact on people’s lives, the rule of law, the future of society. We will analyze the reform of the security and defense sector, the new doctrine of criminal law, institutional principles of economic security, strategies to combat the shadow economy and sectoral corruption, cybercrime, “white-collar crime”, transnational organized crime, illegal migration, and trafficking, and trafficking. world pandemic “COVID-19”. During the open dialogue and exchange of ideas, it is planned to find answers to acute dilemmas, taking into account international standards and best world practices to outline conceptual approaches and strategic directions of further reform of national legislation, the introduction of breakthrough technologies in economic development, education, business, public administration, social services, ensuring law and order.


Unique content, top speakers, creative ideas, pluralism of opinions, multimedia support – will not leave indifferent advanced youth, experts, the business community, law enforcement agencies, public authorities and local governments, international institutions, civil society.

23 - 24 September 2020
9.00 - 18.00


Vladimir Bandura

CEO of Innolytics Group, Non-Governmental Organization, specialist in technological research, consulting services and competitive intelligence, lecturer at Kyiv University of Singularity, author of the book “Ukraine in the global innovation dimension”, certified consultant ExO. Vladimir has over 10 years of experience in large-scale investment projects and startups, as well as in the creation and development […]

Dovydas Vitkauskas

Head of the EU “Pravo-Justice” Project, Consultant on Justice Sector Reform and Good Governance. With extensive experience as a lawyer in the Registry of the European Court of Human Rights, as well as education in Lithuanian and English law, he advises on sectoral and institutional reforms in various countries. Vitkauskas has led a group of […]

Iurii Baulin

Doctor of Law, Professor, Academician-Secretary of the Department of Criminal Law of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Chairman of the Working Group on the Development of Criminal Law of the Commission on Legal Reform under the President of Ukraine, former Chairman of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine.

Lucian E. Dervan

Professor of Law, Director of the Criminal Justice Program at the Belmont University Law School, Member of the Board of Directors of the American Bar Association, Former Chairman of the Criminal Justice Sector of the American Bar Association, Chairman of the ABA CJS Global Crime Institute. Professor Dervan specializes in domestic and foreign criminal law, […]

Ellen S. Podgor

Professor of Law, Stetson University College of Law. Expert on the issues of responsibility for federal “white-collar crimes”, ex-deputy prosecutor. Professor Podgor specializes in crime control, criminal law, and criminal procedures. She is the co-author of many books, including “White-collar Crime”, “Understanding International Criminal Law”, “Fundamentals of Criminal Law”, “Fundamentals of Criminal Procedure” and others.

Roman Gekaluk

Head of the Department of Economic and Personnel Security, Director of the Department of the Joint-Stock Company “MAHISTRALNI GASOPROVODY UKRAINY”, Adviser to the Minister of Infrastructure on a voluntary basis. He worked as a chief specialist of the anti-corruption control department of the Control Department of the National Agency of Ukraine for Civil Service Affairs, […]

Nataliya Gutorova

Professor of the Department of Criminal Law and Criminal Law Disciplines of the Poltava Law Institute of the Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University, head of the Laboratory for the Study of National Security Problems in the Field of Public Health of the Аcademician Stashis Scientific Research Institute for the Study of Crime Problems of the […]

Gintaras Švedas

Professor, habilitated doctor Gintaras Švedas  Švedas – Head of Criminal Justice Department of Law Faculty of Vilnius university (from 2003), Professor of law at Law Faculty of Vilnius university (from 2009); Vice-Dean for Planning and Sciences of Law Faculty of Vilnius university (from 2006); Member of the Committee of the Criminal Code Supervision under the […]

Andriy Savarets

Chairman of the Center for Digital Economy Development, Non-Governmental Organization. Mr. Andriy worked in customs bodies in various positions, in particular, he was an Adviser and Chief of Staff of the State Customs Service. He worked in the Office of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, headed the Department of Criminal Justice in the Ministry of […]

Iurii Voytsitsky

Head of Compliance Service, LLC Gas Transmission System Operator of Ukraine, Chairman of the Compliance Club of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine. Mr. Iurii has more than 15 years of experience in the field of jurisprudence, specializes in compliance risk management and building an anti-corruption system, combating money laundering and terrorist financing, etc. […]

Andrii Boyko

Doctor of Law, Professor of the Department of Criminal and Criminal Procedure Law, Faculty of Law, National University of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy”. Until 2015, he worked at Ivan Franko National University as an assistant professor, associate professor, head of the department, dean of the Faculty of Law. From 2015 to 2017 – a member of the […]

Dmytro Kamenskyi

Doctor of Laws, Lecturer at the College of Law, Stetson University (Gulfport, USA), a graduate of Georgetown University Law School, author of more than 150 scientific and educational papers in the field of criminal law.

Maksym Buhay

Co-Chair of the Logistics Committee of the European Business Association, Senior Legal Adviser to one of the world’s largest express carriers. Mr. Maksym coordinates legal support in seven Eastern European countries. He previously worked as a lawyer at the international law firm CMS Cameron McKenna LLC and the State Intellectual Property Service of Ukraine. He […]

Oleksii Baranovskyi

Candidate of Technical Sciences, Associate Professor of Information Security FTI NTUU “Kyiv Polytechnic Institute named after Igor Sikorsky”, Director of the Association of Audit and Control of Information Systems (ISACA), Vice Director of the Anti-Crisis Center for Cybersecurity of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Ukraine. Consultant on crisis response, security assessment, penetration tests, […]

Iurii Lutsenko

Member of the working group on preparation of amendments to the Laws of Ukraine “On the Security Service of Ukraine” and “On Intelligence” of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on National Security, Defense and Intelligence, Candidate of Law, Associate Professor.

Volodymyr Nikoforenko

First Deputy Head of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine. He was born on May 29, 1971 in the Kyiv region. Candidate of Sciences in Public Administration. He graduated from the National Academy of Public Administration under the President of Ukraine (with honors). He served in the army in operational and managerial positions in […]

Borut Eržen

Border Management and Security Programme, Head. As Head of Programme, Border Management and Security at ICMPD Headquarters in Vienna, Borut Eržen has been involved in numerous border management projects in the EU, the Balkans, Eastern Europe, the South Caucasus, Central Asia, Africa and Latin America. He also works as an expert on different topics related […]

Henrik Villadsen

Ambassador, the OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Ukraine. Ambassador Henrik Villadsen from Denmark was appointed Project Co-ordinator in November 2018. Most recently, he was Director of the office of the High Commissioner on National Minorities since December 2014. He holds a master’s degree in law with a specialization in human rights under armed conflicts and is […]

Brigitta Tribel

Head of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation Office in Kharkiv.  

Dr. Phil. Radim Žák

The ICMPD Regional Coordinator for Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA), is responsible for conceptualisation, development and implementation of regional strategies, as well as for the functioning of the Prague Process Secretariat involving 50 participating states, EU institutions, international organisations and other partners. He has a background in philology, Russian studies and in the Theory […]

Robert Sievers

Head of the Department of Legislation Development and Policy Development “Support of Leading Organizations in Combating Corruption in Ukraine” Interaction “”. Topic: “Corruption risks in quarantine in connection with the COVID-19 epidemic”.


Bogdan Holovkin

Doctor of Law, Professor, Head of the Department of Criminology and Criminal Enforcement Law of the Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University, Member of the Coordination Bureau for Criminology of the National Academy of Legal Sciences of Ukraine, Chief Researcher of the Crime and Its Causes Research Institute named after Academician VV Stashis of the National […]

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Co-Chairman of Organizing Committee
Rector of Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University
Vasyl Tatsii