Yesterday a round table was held on the issues that often arise in the process of the recovering or receiving documents confirming the «civil status» in the frameworks of our project, with the participation of a representative of The Eastern regional office of the International Fund «Vidrogjennya», the UN, the UN Population Fund, UNICEF, theR2P. These are the documents of birth, marriage, death. The representatives of Kharkov Civil registration departments answered the questions. Representatives of organizations that provide assistance to resettlers, such as «Chachimo», the Norwegian Refugee Council, VBO LJV (Kharkov department), PO «Prolisok» and of course volunteers of Station Kharkiv, who are often faced with these issues when assists to IDPs asked questions to supervisors and specialists of Civil registration departments of Ordzhonikidzevskiy, Moscowskiy, Chervonozavodskiy, Dzerzhinskiy districts. The notary of 8-th public notary's office, representatives of the city Department of Justice answered the questions also.
Representatives of the Civil registration departments responsibly trying to the event and developed a small flyer for IDPs. We agreed that this useful information will be included in the handbook of a conscious citizen, which is currently being developed by lawyers and coaches of the Station of Rights and it will be distributed at places of legal consultations — Kharkov, Chuguev and Izyum at the end of the project.
A round table showed that the need of getting information from the direct executors — specialists of the Civil registration departments is so acute, but it must be by «human language» -with a minimum number of legal terms, understandable for a wide range of people.
We thank all the participants of the round table, and we hope that such events will become permanent, maybe they will be at the places of compact residence of IDPs, and we will be joined by representatives of the State Migration Service and the departments of labor and social protection – the resettlers have a lot of questions in contact with.
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