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Servant of the People

Verkhovna Rada
UA - 01008 - Kyiv

Working language: English

Declarations of interests:
2021 , 2020


In the political groups

  • Member: Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe since 27/01/2020

In the Assembly

  • since 27/01/2020 Representative - Ukraine

In the committee(s) and sub-committee(s)

  • Full Member: Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination (since 27/01/2020)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Disability, Multiple and Intersectional Discrimination (since 30/01/2020)
  • Alternate of Mr Oleg VOLOSHYN (Full Member): Committee on Culture, Science, Education and Media (from 27/01/2020 to 24/11/2021)
  • Alternate of Ms Yevheniia KRAVCHUK (Full Member): Sub-Committee on Gender Equality (since 30/01/2020)


Last speeches

30/09/2021 | 10:11:10 Dear colleagues, Madame President. In recent months, we have seen how human rights and women's rights have been destroyed in Afghanistan. As it is mentioned in the report, the Taliban´s return to power raises major concerns as regards to the respect of human rights in Afghanistan, especially in areas such as women's rights. Within days, women's faces were hidden from the media, culture, education and public life. Literally, the images of women's faces were painted black. Women were the first... 28/09/2021 | 19:41:15 (Undelivered speech, Rules of Procedure Art. 31.2) Dear Madam Rapporteur, First of all, I want to admit your excellent work on the report preparation. An issue of equal participation of women and men in political life and decision making is crucial for a democratic society. Although the quota system and other affirmative action policies contribute to increase women’s representation and participation in political life, women are still often underrepresented in international relations. In most... 23/06/2021 | 18:29:14 Dear colleagues, Dear Madam Rapporteur, I would like to commend your extraordinary work for the report's preparation. Thank you. The draft report is comprehensive and covers multiple human rights violations committed against Crimean Tatars by the Russian Federation in the temporarily occupied part of the Ukrainian territory, autonomous Republic of Crimea and the City of Sevastopol. Dear colleagues, eight years have already passed since the Russian Federation occupied Ukraine's Crimea. The... 23/06/2021 | 17:11:27 Dear colleagues, I would like to commend Madam rapporteur's extraordinary work for the report's preparation, so thank you, Miss GJERMENI. This report covers the crucial issue, how can we promote and support women from under-represented groups in the political and public life. During report preparation, we had effective communication with the Madam rapporteur on the situation of women's participation in Ukraine. Originally, the idea of the motion that preceded the report came from Ukrainian... 23/06/2021 | 13:08:15 (Undelivered speech, Rules of Procedure Art. 31.2) Dear colleagues, The importance of such an international legal human rights instrument as the Istanbul Convention can hardly be overestimated. My country has signed it 10 years ago and I am also firmly convinced that in the near future Ukraine will become one of the states parties to this international treaty. Currently, an advocacy campaign for the ratification of the Istanbul Convention is going on in Ukraine. In this convocation of the...