In response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, PILnet and its partners have developed resources to support CSOs and individuals displaced or fleeing from their home countries.

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For People Fleeing Ukraine

Country-Specific Guidance

Country-specific guidance on travel documents, registration, access to social, medical, and housing services, as well as information to establish yourself in a new country. A joint project with DLA Piper.

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Інформація для людей, які приїжджають з України

Для допомоги особам, вимушеним покинути Україну, а також неурядовим організаціям і постачальникам послуг, які їх підтримують, PILnet, DLA Piper та інші юридичні фірми-партнери підготували гід з правовою та адміністративною інформацією по країнах.

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Global Nonprofits Guide

A free tool for navigating the nonprofit laws around the world. This is a joint project by ECNL, DLA Piper, and PILnet.

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Banking Guide

Information on specific aspects of opening and operating organizational bank accounts for not-for-profit entities in various jurisdictions. This is a joint project with ECNL and PILnet.

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Russia Sanctions: Compliance Guidance

Legal research to help NGOs understand how the sanctions regime might impact them and understand how some of these risks could be managed.

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Legal Resources List

A list of resources compiled from our partners for organizations or individuals who need basic legal assistance for people fleeing Ukraine, the CSOs supporting them, or documenting human rights abuses.

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Additional Resources List

A list of resources compiled by the European Pro Bono Alliance on topics such as rights and legal remedies, accommodations, travel, and humanitarian assistance, to help people fleeing from Ukraine.

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**PILnet and its partners are not liable towards third parties for the accuracy of the information contained in the resources above, recognizing that CSO laws change and interpretations of local law vary. These resources cannot be considered as legal advice, only information for interested parties.**