The agency provides practical and legal expertise through written positions, parliamentary hearings and committees, and meetings with officials. The overall goal is to support the authorities in improving protection of refugees, internally displaced persons, and stateless persons.

UNHCR accompanies this work with practical support to national authorities. Capacity building activities, such as training and technical support, are geared towards strengthening the Ukrainian authorities’ ability to protect refugees, stateless persons, and internally displaced persons according to international norms.

UNHCR Ukraine Key Advocacy Messages on Internal Displacement – September 2020