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Advocacy activities

Advocacy activities

All-Ukrainian Charitable Foundation "GORENIE" pays special attention to advocacy direction.
ACF "GORENIE" initiated development of the regional program "On social support of citizens who migrated to Dnipropetrovsk region from the temporarily occupied territory of Ukraine and districts of the antiterrorist operation in 2014 - 2016 years" (http://oblrada.dp.ua/decisions/44/1141). The program has been successfully accepted by Dnipropetrovsk Regional Council and it was the first program that systematically regulated the provision of assistance to internally displaced persons. The program stipulates that the ACF "GORENIE" is the organization responsible for all legal component for displaced persons at the Dnipropetrovsk region.

Considering the successful experience in developing and lobbying adoption of local regulations regarding assistance of internally displaced persons, the National Charity Foundation "GORENIE" assists local communities in preparing local programs concerning protection of the rights of internally displaced persons. As an example we can bring a successful experience of cooperation with Yurievska District Council of Dnepropetrovsk region - after consultation with specialists ACF "GORENIE" Yurevska District Council adopted a comprehensive program of social protection in 2015 - 2019 year, which provides the protection of the rights of internally displaced persons.

ACF "GORENIE" is one of the initiators of the regional program and development of the program "for creating jobs for people who have moved to Dnipropetrovsk region from temporarily occupied territory of Ukraine and districts of the antiterrorist operation in 2015 - 2016 years» (http: // oblrada. dp.ua/decisions/45/1180). The program aims to streamline employment of internally displaced persons. ACF "GORENIE" is the organization responsible for the educational and training component for those who are in search of work. In fulfillment of tasks ACF "GORENIE" signed partnership agreement with the Employment Centre of Dnipropetrovsk region and began conducting relevant training activities in the cities of Dnipropetrovsk region.

Legal Department ACF "GORENIE" continuously analyzes themes of complaints of displaced persons and changes in legislation in Ukraine. Based on the analytical data was allocated 5 most important areas that require amendments to existing legislation and the development of appropriate regulatory documentation. According to these directions the relevant proposals to amend the legislative framework of Ukraine, in particular to the Tax Code and to the Code of Administrative Offences are preparing by the legal department ACF "GORENIE" involving partner organizations.

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