22 April 2024, 19:07

EVERLEGAL – legal adviser of UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency


EVERLEGAL is acting as provider of legal support to UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, a global inter-governmental organization dedicated to saving lives, protecting rights and building a better future for refugees, forcibly displaced communities, and stateless people.

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The EVERLEGAL team provides comprehensive legal support to UNHCR on a wide range of legal issues arising in the activities of the UN Refugee Agency in Ukraine. The legal team of 15 lawyers is involved in this work under the leadership of Managing Partner Yevheniy Deyneko, Partner Andriy Porayko, and Project Manager Daria Kravets.

More details about the UNHCR activities in Ukraine

UNHCR has been present in Ukraine since 1994, when the Agency supported the repatriation of Crimean Tatars, and concluded a Host Country Agreement with the Government of Ukraine in 1996. In line with its mandate, UNHCR provides protection services and assistance to help refugees, internally displaced persons (IDPs), returnees, war-affected and stateless people access their rights and essential services and find sustainable solutions. In 2014, UNHCR scaled-up its presence in eastern Ukraine to provide humanitarian services and assistance to people impacted by the war.  Following the full-scale invasion by the Russian Federation in February 2022, UNHCR has further expanded its operation and is now present in several locations across the country.

Discover more about the extensive support and activities of UNHCR in Ukraine by following the link: https://www.unhcr.org/ua/en/overview

"The legal support to the UN Refugee Agency, which provides significant assistance to Ukrainians in challenging times, is of great importance to EVERLEGAL as a responsible business in Ukraine and a company actively supporting Sustainable Development. Our work on this project is another step towards achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals, specifically: Goal 16. Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions. We are proud of such a significant collaboration and sincerely thank the UNHCR team for their important mission in Ukraine and for trusting EVERLEGAL. Our team will make every effort to ensure the successful operation of the UN Agency in Ukraine!" – noted in EVERLEGAL.


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