USDFund

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 Deadline for fundraising

Until the summer 2020

Implementation
period

48 months

Budget:
 551 833, 8$

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Brief description of the project: Since 2014, Ukraine was included in the list of leading countries by the number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) due to the conflict in the Donbass and the annexation of Crimea. As of 01/01/2019 according to official figures, 1,512,435 IDPs are registered. Despite the fact that the problem of IDPs in Ukraine has existed for more than 5 years, the issue of compensation for moral and material damage to victims has not been resolved at the state level.2016, there has been judicial practice to compensate moral damage at the expense of the Russian Federation in favor of IDPs, but there is no current mechanism for the enforcement of these decisions. During this time, state and local authorities have not formed and implemented integrated effective measures to ensure the rights and legitimate interests of IDPs.

Our vision to solve this problem: We want to restore all aspects of IDP status — social, political, economic to the level that was before the outbreak of the military conflict in eastern Ukraine; strengthening the institutional capacities of civil society institutions.

The goal of the advocacy company: Obtaining compensation for persons affected by the annexed Crimea and the armed conflict in Eastern Ukraine and adjusting legislation of IDP`s status

Optimization of the legislation on the status of IDPs by eliminating existing conflicts and gaps with the involvement of specialists from the number of IDPs as experts. (Legal clinics with displaced universities). Development of legislation on the legal status of IDPs, taking into account the requirements of international documents in this area; generalization of foreign experience of advocacy (on the example of Georgia).

Results

The Register will show the exact ammount of persons who are ready to go to court.

A team of qualified lawyers and attorneys who will represent the victims in court.

Injured persons will receive material compensation for moral damages.

Victims will receive financial compensation for moral damage

  • The Charity Fund in Ukraine will create a Register of persons affected by the annexed Crimea and the armed conflict in Eastern Ukraine.
  • Setting up a law firm
  • Filing claims in court
  • Creation of effective legislative mechanism for the enforcement of judgements

Serhiy Zolotov

Head of the project. The head of a separate unit NGO "Spilna spava" in Lviv

Titova Elena

Legal advisor
Candidate of Law, Associate Professor

Iryna Gambaryan

Project Implementer. Сoach, facilitator of trainings and other activities using methods non-formal education. Communication scenarios for people with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to communicate with family, employers, colleagues, and immediate environment

Tetyana Kohanenko

Project advertiser. Coordinator of the Projects "Internally displaced persons: is there a post-war life" Journalist of the online publication "Rozvytok Suspilstva"

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