Protection of Cultural Heritage


Protection of Cultural Heritage: Pro Bono Assistance to the Institute of Archaeology

On June 27, 2013, the ACTIO LAW FIRM and the Institute of Archaeology of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine signed an agreement on legal assistance and relations in the field of archaeological heritage protection.

The agreement is the epochal milestone in the development of public-private partnership in the field of cultural heritage protection.

The Parties agreed that the legal assistance of the ALF is provided on pro bono basis.

Attorneys and lawyers of the ALF assist the Institute in the form of:
- consultations, documents’ drafting, providing guidelines concerning the legal regulation of archaeological heritage research;
- drawing up, signing, delivery and administration of lawyers' requests, appeals and letters on the issues of legal regulation of archaeological heritage research.

The Agreement is of indefinite duration and symbolizes the real support to the culture protection movement from the part of the legal community.