Piecing together the puzzle: internal displacement affecting human rights and access to public services in Ukraine

13 Sep 2018 47 pages


The report analyses how the rights of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Ukraine are being observed and enforced. It is the result of a national survey of IDPs and research with providers of services for IDPs. The study identifies systemic problems in the field of the protection of the rights of IDPs; and describes the discrepancies and difficulties in organizing and planning the work of state and local authorities and services and identifying individual cases of violations of the rights of IDPs.

The publication has been prepared within the framework of the “Strengthening Capacities of the Office of the Ombudsperson” Project, implemented by the United Nations Development Programme in Ukraine and financed by the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Opinions, conclusions or recommendations are those of the authors and co-authors of this publication and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the United Nations Development Programme or other United Nations agencies.

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