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Legal Development Network

Kovel, Ukraine
Joined June 2016
Presence in: Ukraine
Focus: Access to Information, Community / Customary Land Rights, Economic Empowerment

Legal Development Network is a coalition of NGOs that provide free primary legal aid to the residents of local communities, particularly vulnerable population. The network currently consists of 26 organizations in 17 regions of Ukraine.

Strategic direction 1. Legal Empowerment
Objective: generating a critical mass of people who know their rights and are able and motivated to implement them
Strategic direction 2. Expert and legal support for communities
Objective: creation the conditions for building the communities capacity to solve their problems within legal approaches
Strategic direction 3. Network’s Institutional Capacity
Objective: A developed and coordinated NGOs coalition acting in the communities interests.

Our Mission:
We are strengthening the legal opportunities, protecting human rights and freedoms, developing communities

People Associated With This Organization

Natalia Burylo

Ukraine  
Legal Development Network (Unverified)
Joined December 2017
Interests: Citizenship, Community / Customary Land Rights, Corruption, Education, Family, Health, Housing & Sanitation, Labor & Employment, Land & Natural Resources, Other, Peace-building, Traditional / Customary Justice
Works for Legal Development Network in Ukraine.

Olena Matviichuk

Ukraine  
Legal Development Network
Joined June 2016
Interests: Access to Information, Community / Customary Land Rights, Corruption, Economic Empowerment, Gender-based violence, Governance, Peace-building
9 years in the field of human rights with a focus on Legal Empowerment of the poor by providing free legal aid, as well as cooperation with local authorities to prevent human rights violations in the community. Strong knowledge of legislation on local government powers and mechanisms of control over their activities, development and conducting trainings, co-author of two textbooks for local governments to create the legal aid system in the community

Sergii Rybak

Ukraine  
Legal Development Network
Joined July 2018
Interests: Community / Customary Land Rights, Corruption, Gender-based violence, Governance, Labor & Employment, Land & Natural Resources, Women's Rights
Communications manager of Legal Development Network, Ukraine.

Legal Development Network is a coalition of civil organizations that develop territorial communities through the provision of free legal aid.

Today the Network unites 26 organizations in 16 regions of Ukraine. These organizations, based on the Networks’ offices, provide the poulation with basic legal information, cooperate with local self-government to solve individual problems and protect public interests, implement alternative ways of resolving conflicts, developing communities and leadership.

Every month, over three thousand people address the Network through its regional offices and online.


Contact information of the Network Kyiv office

Executive Directorate of the LEGAL DEVELOPMENT NETWORK
02140, Ukraine, Kyiv, Borys Hmyria Str., 17, оff. 4
E-mail: rybak@ldn.org.ua
Phone number: +380 44 227 9773
Web-site: ldn.org.ua/en/
Facebook: @legaldnetwork

Yevgen Poltenko

Ukraine  
Legal Development Network
Joined June 2016
Interests: Access to Information, Community / Customary Land Rights, Corruption, Economic Empowerment, Education, Governance, Labor & Employment
A well-rounded NGO manager with 7 years relevant experience of leadership in developing a vision and strategic plan to guide the organization. An excellent track record of projects implementation at a national level. The operational, program, human resources, financial planning and management skills to help meet and exceed the organization objectives. The experience in organizing the national advocacy campaigns to establish a favorable regulatory framework for philanthropy and corporate social responsibility, to improve the legislation on volunteerism, tax regulation for charities

Zoryana Khrystyna

Ukraine  
Legal Development Network
Joined October 2017
Interests: Education, Family, Governance, Traditional / Customary Justice
My name is Zoryana Khrystyna. I was born and live in Lviv, Ukraine. I graduated from Ivan Franko Lviv National University, Faculty of Law in specialty: constitutional and legal aspects of local government activities.Since 2011 I have been working with international institutions in the fields of Dissemination of Legal Empowerment of the Poor. Since 2016 I am the member of the Boards Legal Development Network. It is a coalition of non-government organizations that develop the local communities through the provision of free legal aid. Today the Network combines the 23 organizations in the 14 regions of Ukraine. These organizations on which base the Network’s offices are created, provide for citizens a basic information on legal issues, actively cooperate with the local government to solve individual problems and to protect the public interest, to implement the alternative variants of conflict resolution, to develop the communities and leadership.
Olena Matviichuk is the network champion (main point of contact) for Legal Development Network.

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