18 December 2023

UNICEF Ukraine Young People Advisory Board

Children and young people have the right to be heard and be involved in decisions that affect them and their rights.   UNICEF Ukraine established its Young People Advisory Board to help ensure that young people in Ukraine are heard by UNICEF and partners, and that their views, ideas and opinions are taken into consideration in the planning and…, UNICEF Ukraine Young People Advisory Board 2023-2024 , YPAB members are leaders in their own communities. They use their knowledge, skills, and voices to advocate for the rights of children and young people. They inspire their peers to take action and contribute to meaningful changes in society, helping build a better future for every child in Ukraine.  , Олександра Камєнєва, 20 років Oleksandra Kamienieva, 20, From Zaporizhzhia. Studying psychology at the Zaporizhzhia National University. Volunteer in the Charity organization "Kateryna Osadcha Foundation" Volunteer as a peer-to-peer counselor, providing free psychological support to teenagers and coordinates peer-to-peer counselors work at Teenergizer.   Oleksandra loves reading, listening and recording…, Валерія Байсак, 18 років Valeria Baisak, 18, From Oleksandriya, Kropyvnytskyi region.  Studying international law at the Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University Member of the Oleksandriya Youth Parliament and Organization “Oleksandriya Youth”, communication manager of the youth space. Taking part in UPSHIFT program.  Interested in environmental initiatives. , Поліна Шило, 21 рік Polina Shylo, 21, From Dnipro. Studying Law in Dnipro National University named after Oles Honchar. Polina loves reading, drawing pictures by numbers and going to the gym. Member of  Youth  Advisory Board Dnipropetrovsk Regional State Administration. , Вікторія Бариловська, 16 років Viktoriia Barylovska, 16, From a small village in Ternopil oblast. Studies in the 11th grade, president of the student self-government at her lyceum. Active volunteer and youth activist.  Young European Ambassador in Ukraine. The participant of the UPSHIFT programme.  Ambassador at DIYMO. Viktoriia has a knack for studying foreign languages and writing literary works, and…, Анастасія Фарафонова, 23 роки Anastasia Farafonova, 23, From a small city Horishni Plavni, lives in Kharkiv. Has a bachelor's degree in journalism and a master's degree in international relations. Was intern at UNHCR and "Right to Protection”, where Anastasia worked with refugees and stateless persons. Currently works as a website developer. Anastasia loves learning languages and different cultures,…, Діана Дмитрюк, 17 років Diana Dmytriuk, 17, From Petropavlivka, Dnipropetrovsk region.  Studies in the 11th grade.  Was head of the Center for Children's Initiatives of her lyceum.  Part of the team of the NGO "Eastern Mentee“.  Founder of the projects "Plekayou" (it's about social tutoring), and "UkraineSpaceTechnology“.  Diana is fascinated by space, specifically astrophysics. , Анна Гусениця, 21 рік Anna Husenytsia, 21, From a small village in Sumy region. Studying International Relations, Public Communications and Regional Studies at the Oles’ Honchar Dnipro National University.  Assistant in The Bohdan Hawrylyshyn Family Foundation and Head in Academy of Youth Diplomacy "United Youth" Interested in on-formal education and internships in various organizations…, Софія Нужна, 18 років Sofia Nuzhna, 18, From Kharkiv, now in Kyiv. Studying political science at the Mykhailo Drahomanov State University. Sofia was a trainee paralegal at the law firm Robinson Patman, where she was focused on helping cultural heritage affected by the russian invasion., Such as, National Literary and Memorial Museum of H.S. Skovoroda, the Chernihiv Regional Organisation of the National Union of Artists of Ukraine, the Okhtyrka City Museum of Local Lore, and others.  Takes part in volunteer programmes of Uanimals. Ambassador at DIYMO, Артем Серебряков, 16 років Artem Serebriakov, 16, From Dnipro. Studies at Lyceum No. 81. Taking part of the school self-government. Member of the National Scout Organization of Ukraine, where he where is involved in cultural exchange between Ukraine and Western countries. Artem assists students of schools who are forced to stay abroad. Artem likes playing piano, learning foreign languages and…, Анна Крижанівська, 19 років Anna Kryzhanivska, 19, From Vinnytsia, lives in Kyiv. Studying international law at Educational and Scientific Institute of International Relations KNU. Deputy Chairman of the IIR Student Council for HR, Head of the Legal Department of the IIR SC, member of the International Division of the USL. Anna loves learning foreign languages, creating videos and writing articles…, Svitlana Kulyk, 23 Svitlana Kulyk, 23, From Lysychansk, lives in Rivne. Studying medicine at Luhansk State Medical University. Working part time as laboratory assistant at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Founded project "On female matters", where women learn about breast and cervical cancer and acquire the skills of self-examination of MH on a simulator. Co-founder of the…, Марія Чілей, 20 років Maria Chileі, 20, From a small village in Odesa oblast, currently lives in Odesa. Maria`s team is engaged in spreading Ukrainian culture and showing Ukrainians the cultures of national minorities. Youth worker and mentor of the UPSHIFT programme. Ambassador at DIYMO , Тетяна Кравчук, 20 років Tetiana Kravchuk, 20, Сonstantly in between Ivano-Frankivsk and Kyiv. Studying marketing in Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. Works as Marketing Operations Growth Specialist in startup platform “Promova”. Co-founder of a youth art union “sum.niv” that was reorganized to a charity hub right after the beginning of a full-scale invasion. Interested in urbanism…, Єлизавета Вовк, 21 рік Yelyzaveta Vovk, 21, From tiny town in Kyiv oblast, lives in Kyiv. Studying psychology in Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University. Peer consultant in Teenergizer, where she provides psychological support for young people. Studies at Lunds University. Member of research team in the faculty. Started her neuropsychological blog, where she describes difficult things by…, Рима Хаммуд, 17 років Rima Khammud, 17, From Syria, now in Zaporizhzhia. Studies in the 11th grade at Zaporizhzhia gymnasium #71. Took part in the public youth organization "Veselka", which contributed to the development of children in Energodar. Involved in the reconstruction of a shelter for IDPs in Zaporizhzhya with the "Building Ukraine Together“. Took part in the UPSHIFT programme…, Влад Левчук, 18 років Vlad Levchuk, 18, From Kyiv. Studying law in National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy. Delegate of the Student Council, head of the Legal Department and member of the International Club. Volunteer for AIESEC, UNICEF in the area of SDGs, i.e. "The World's largest lesson“. Student volunteer, buddy, member of ELSA Kyiv, EYP. Member of Kyiv Youth CityCouncil…, Євгенія Стрільчук, 18 років Yevheniia Strilchuk, 18, From Zmiiv, Kharkiv region. Studying English and Frеnch at Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University. Member of the public organisation "Molod Zmiivshiny“. Takes active part in public life of her city. Evgenia loves singing, sports and learning foreign languages., Катерина Горбачова, 22 роки Kateryna Gorbacheva, 22, From Kryvyi Rih, living in Khmelnytskyi region. Studying Public Administration and Management at Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. Studying Political Science at Ivan Ohienko National University of Kamianets-Podilskyi. Headed the Youth Council of the city and the committee for the development of the youth environment., Сергій Щербань, 24 роки Serhii Shcherban, 24, From Inhulets, lives in Chernivtsi. Obtained a master's degree in Political Science from Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University. Part of youth organization “FRІ”. Former project manager at Youth Center "Residence of Youth“. Partnership manager at “ENGin”. Fundraiser at NGO Chernivtsi Association "ZAHYST“. Member all-Ukrainian youth public…, Анна Вєтрова, 18 років Anna Vietrova, 18, From little town Babai, Kharkiv region. Studied in Missouri, USA as an exchange student as a FLEX finalist. Teaching English to Ukrainian students while being an EducationUSA ambassador in Ukraine. Young European Ambassador, Department member of the International Coordination of European Youth Parliament Ukraine, is a Rebuild Ukraine Lab…, Young People Advisory Board in action, Summer induction and bootcamp   International Day of the Girl campaign   Participation in the event “How are you? Stories of resilience” hosted by the First Lady of Ukraine   Launch of the DIyMO office   Mental Health Forum   Participation in UNICEF Ukraine’s Country Programme Development process   Participation in the evaluation of UNICEF’s…, Viktoriia Barylovska on World Children’s Day takeover, UNICEF Марія Чілей на заході з нагоди Всесвітнього дня дитини image, Maria Chilei on the Childrens Day Takeover, UNICEF Марія Чілей під час заходу з нагоди Всесвітнього дня дитини image, Maria Chilei on the World Childrens Day takeover, UNICEF Поліна Шило на заході «Як справи? Історії стійкості», під егідою Першої леді України image, Polina Shylo at the event “How are you? Stories of resilience” hosted by the First Lady of Ukraine, UNICEF Влад Левчук на COP 28 в Дубаї image, Vlad Levchuk at COP 28 in Dubai, UNICEF Влад Левчук на COP 28 в Дубаї image, Vlad Levchuk at COP 28 in Dubai, UNICEF Влад Левчук на COP 28 в Дубаї image, Vlad Levchuk at COP 28 in Dubai, UNICEF Діана Дмитрюк та Влад Левчук на COP 28 в Дубаї image, Diana Dmytriuk Vlad Levchuk at COP 28 in Dubai, UNICEF Вікторія Бариловська на заході «Дитинство 365: право бути собою» до Всесвітнього дня дитини image, Viktoriia Barylovska at the event “Childhood 365: right to be yourself” on World Children’s Day, UNICEF Єлизавета Вовк на Summer Boot Camp image, Summer Boot Camp, UNICEF Поліна Шило на Summer Boot Camp image, Summer Boot Camp, UNICEF Анна Вєтрова на дитячому форумі в Анкарі image, Anna Vietrova at the Children’s Forum in Ankara, UNICEF Анна Вєтрова на дитячому форумі в Туреччині image, Anna Vietrova at the Children’s Forum in Turkey, UNICEF Анна Вєтрова на дитячому форумі в Туреччині image, Anna Vietrova at the Children’s Forum in Turkey, UNICEF Анна Вєтрова, Діана Дмитрюк, Анна Крижанівська, Марія Чілей на презентації «Світле майбутнє: інвестиційний кейс для молоді в Україні»., Anna Vietrova, Diana Dmytriuk, Anna Kryzhanivska, Maria Chiley at the presentation of ‘A Brighter Future: An Investment Case for Youth in Ukraine’., UNICEF Вікторія Бариловська на Європейській Регіональній Конференції Молоді (RCOY) Європа 2024 у Відні, Австрія., Viktoria Barylovska at the Regional Conference of Youth (RCOY) Europe 2024 in Vienna, Austria., UNICEF Вікторія Бариловська на заході з нагоди Всесвітнього дня дитини Марія Чілей на заході з нагоди Всесвітнього дня дитини Марія Чілей під час заходу з нагоди Всесвітнього дня дитини Поліна Шило на заході «Як справи? Історії стійкості», під егідою Першої леді України Влад Левчук на COP 28 в Дубаї Влад Левчук на COP 28 в Дубаї Влад Левчук на COP…