The US Diplomatic mission to Ukraine started on January 22, 1992, and today is comprised of approximately 181 Americans and more than 560 Ukrainians, representing more than a dozen US Government departments and agencies.
The Embassy of Switzerland covers all matters concerning diplomatic relations between the two countries. In the field of peace and human rights the Embassy contributes to a peaceful resolution of the conflict by, inter alia, facilitating dialogue activities to increase trust and promote social cohesion, providing specific expertise and supporting projects and initiatives aimed at ensuring the respect for human rights and international humanitarian law, the capacity of state institutions in addressing the consequences of the conflict and monitoring the human rights situation in Ukraine.
UHHRU, established in 2004, is an independent non-profit and non-partisan organization. The Union is the largest association of human rights organizations in Ukraine, which brings together 29 human rights NGOs with the purpose of human rights protection. UHHRU promotes the development of humane society based on respect to human life, dignity and harmonious relations between a person, state and nature through creation of a platform for cooperation between the members of the Union and other members of the human rights movement.
CivilM+ is an independent international civil society platform, which mission is to active integration of civil initiatives to restore the Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts as peaceful, integrated and developed regions as part of a democratic Ukraine and a united European space, with the active participation of the region’s population and those who have left the region due to the conflict.
EyeWitness to Atrocities is a charity registered in the United Kingdom. As legal and technological experts, eyeWitness recognises the value of placing the technology needed to verify photos and video in the hands of human rights defenders. Currently, a number of challenges distance the work of these documenters from the needs of investigators. As a result, valuable opportunities to use footage of the worst international crimes to obtain justice are lost. eyeWitness aims to bridge the gap between the documenters of grave human rights violations and the requirements for justice mechanisms to use this information, by providing an innovative system that addresses existing pitfalls.
IPHR is an independent, non-governmental organization founded in 2008 and based in Brussels. In cooperation with the Truth Hounds, the organization is involved into the international advocacy of the need of fighting against war crimes and crimes against humanity in Ukraine. The teams of organizations filed two communications to the International Criminal Court on crimes committed in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions and in the occupied Crimea.
A non-governmental organization that provides psychological assistance to people who have have survived captivity and torture. In cooperation with the team of the Truth Hounds, Blue Bird’s psychologists are involved in documentation of war crimes and crimes against humanity, providing psychological assistance to victims in the field.
Together with the Georgian CPD team, the Truth Hounds implements Tbilisi Shelter city project in Georgia, which helps those human rights activists who are in danger.
The platform that brings together human rights organizations from Europe, Asia and America to work together and advocate the addressing of human rights problems. The Truth Hounds is an active member of the platform.
Established in 1995, the Coalition unites 2500 NGOs from 150 countries of the world. The CICC is fighting for a fair and independent International Criminal Court and brining of justice to victims of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity. On August 16, 2016, the Truth Hounds’ team became a member of the coalition in Ukraine.
NED is a private, nonprofit foundation dedicated to the growth and strengthening of democratic institutions around the world. Each year the foundation makes more than 1,700 grants to support the projects of non-governmental groups abroad who are working for democratic goals in more than 90 countries.
Norwegian Helsinki Committee is a non-governmental organization founded in 1977 to ensure that human rights are respected in practice. Its activity is founded on the principle that the documentation of human rights violations and the presence of a strong civil society is of vital importance in order for states to protect human rights within their borders, as well as abroad. It places particular emphasis on freedom of speech, freedom of association, the right to self-determination, minority rights, the right to freedom of thought and religion, and personal security.
International Alert is a London-based non-profit organization focusing on peacebuilding activities, preventing conflicts, solving the root causes of conflict, helping people to resolve their differences peacefully without resorting to violence. The organization works with people directly affected by conflict to find peaceful solutions; participates in shaping policies and practices to support peace; collaborates with all those striving for peace to strengthen collective voice and impact.
Social organization that aims at de-occupation of Crimea peninsula and its reintegration. It highlights the illegality of the occupation of Crimea and the repressive policy of the Russian Federation, maintains connections between the peninsula and mainland Ukraine, as well as the consolidates Ukrainian society through the protection of rights, freedoms and interests of internally displaced persons.
The International Renaissance Foundation is one of the largest charitable foundations in Ukraine. Since 1990 it has been helping to develop an open society in Ukraine based on democratic values. The Foundation has supported about 20,000 projects worth more than $200 million. The IRF is part of the Open Society Foundations network established by investor and philanthropist George Soros.
The Netherlands Foundation in partnership with Truth Hounds and other organizations uses the international law mechanisms in restoring justice and in the legal protection of victims of human rights violations connected to armed conflict and counter-terrorism operations, torture and gender-based violence in the countries formerly occupied by Soviet regime. The Fund represents over 2000 clients in 400 claims to the European Court of Human Rights. More than 200 lawsuits were resolved positively, and the work of the SJI Foundation in these cases continues at the implementation stage.
UNDP - the development arm of the United Nations, which supports strategic capacity development initiatives to promote inclusive growth and sustainable human development. Through partnerships with national, regional, and local governments, civil society, and the private sector, UNDP strives to support Ukraine in its efforts to eliminate poverty, develop people’s capacity, achieve equitable results, sustain the environment, and advance democratic governance.
Freedom House is a U.S.-based U.S. government-funded non-profit non-governmental organization (NGO) that conducts research and advocacy on democracy, political freedom, and human rights. The organization's annual Freedom in the World report, which assesses each country's degree of political freedoms and civil liberties, is frequently cited by political scientists, journalists, and policymakers.
The purpose of SRT is to promote the values and principles of human rights, equality and the rule of law, and to preserve nature from further degradation. The Trust supports organisations from Central and Eastern Europe, post-Soviet region and Africa.