Uliana Poltavets

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Uliana Poltavets currently serves as the Ukraine Emergency Response Coordinator at Physicians for Human Rights, a New York-based advocacy organization that uses science and medicine to prevent mass atrocities and severe human rights violations globally. In her role, Uliana focuses on documenting attacks on health care in Ukraine since the onset of the full-scale invasion.

Prior to joining Physicians for Human Rights, Uliana dedicated over a decade to advancing the development of Ukrainian civil society and building local leadership networks. Her work encompassed a broad spectrum of issues, including human rights advocacy, civic and political education, and public ethics and institutions, in a range of projects with the Council of Europe, Democracy Reporting International and other local and international organizations.

Uliana holds a Master of Science degree in Public Administration from Leiden University in the Netherlands and speaks English, Ukrainian, Russian, French, and Dutch.

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