The authors analyze the role of the non-governmental organizations from abroad in the sphere of human rights protection in Ukraine in the context of war happening now in Eastern Ukraine. The research covers the activity of International Federation for Human Rights, Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, International Committee of the Red Cross and other NGOs involved in attracting the attention of the citizens and governments of all around the world to violations of human rights and international law in the conflict zone.
Problems and challenges of EU social policy in the context of migration crisis are considered in the article. An attitude of individual member states to the migration crisis in Europe is researched. It has been determined that nowadays EU social policy remains a vulnerable area that requires a comprehensive unified approach and appropriate support to all its member states.