October 13, 2011,
International Congress “SHIELD”
in conjunction with the NGO “South-Ukrainian Centre of Young Lawyers,” held a seminar for refugees and asylum seekers. The event was organized to educate refugees and asylum seekers living in Odesa, which came into force on the Law of Ukraine “On Refugees.” Attended by senior lawyer M. Kurochkin, lawyers and consultants Tkachenko O., Shklyaruk EA Zhdanova, LM South Ukrainian Centre of Young Lawyers, executive partner of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. As a guest, the head of the Committee on assistance in the fighting against corruption and shadow economy in the Odessa Region, Yuri Swede, also participated in discussions and answered questions from the audience. The meeting was valuable and fruitful for asylum seekers, lawyers, and organizers.