Human Rights in Action Program


Project name: “Responding to Human Rights Violations and Empowering Citizens and Human Rights Defenders in Ukraine Activity” (“Human Rights in Action Program”).

A three-year program (from 2014 to 2017) supported by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented in Ukraine by the Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union.

with the purpose of promoting and cultivating the culture of respect for human rights in Ukraine in line with European standards.

Activity’s objectives:

Objective 1Human rights monitoring and advocacy increased and strengthened

Objective 2Strategic litigation increased

Objective 3Awareness raising and citizen empowerment improved and increased

Objective 4Educational Human Rights House – Chernihiv strengthened

Objective 5: Survivors of torture and conflict are made as whole as possible for their loss and harm

The Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights acts as beneficiary of the Program.

More information about the Activity is available here:

·         in English 

·         In Ukrainian 

The American people, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), have provided economic and humanitarian assistance worldwide for 50 years. In Ukraine, USAID’s assistance focuses on three areas: Health and Social Transition, Economic Growth and Democracy and Governance. USAID has provided 1.8 bln technical and humanitarian assistance to Ukraine since 1992.

For additional information about USAID programs in Ukraine, please visit our website or our Facebook page.

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