Member summary

Association for Legal Intervention

The mission of the Association for Legal Intervention (Stowarzyszenie Interwencji Prawnej) is to combat social exclusion through provision of free legal advice to people whose rights and freedoms are threatened or violated, mainly refugees and immigrants in Poland. They support migrants and refugees in their struggles for legal residence, international protection and throughout the process of integration. They strive to influence policy and law at the national as well as international lever through research, advocacy and strategic litigation.

Association for Legal Intervention website

Halina Nieć Legal Aid Center

HNLAC is a non-profit non-governmental organization established in 2002 in Kraków. HNLAC’s main objective is to protect human rights by providing free legal aid to persons at risk of social exclusion and discrimination, including the poor, victims of domestic violence, foreigners, asylum seekers, stateless persons and refugees. The HNLAC also monitors the adherence to standards of human rights, undertakes legal interventions and advocacy activities, and pursues research and educational projects. The Center also undertakes activities aimed at preventing and tackling human and child trafficking by organizing social campaigns and offering legal aid to the victims. 

Halina Nieć Legal Aid Center website

Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights

The Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights is the oldest and the largest human rights organization in Poland, acting already for over 20 years. HFHR's objective is the promotion of human rights in Poland and countries of the post-Soviet region. The main areas of activity include education in the field of human rights at the national level as well as international activities designed to promote democracy, constitutionalism, rule of law and human rights in the countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States and European Union region. 

Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights website