Tetiana Zhukova

Tetiana Zhukova

international advocacy officer


Tetiana has a Master’s degree in “Human rights, democracy, and international justice” from Valencia University and did research on Russia’s armed aggression against Ukraine since 2014, childhood statelessness as a consequence of gender discriminatory legislation, refugees and immigrants legalization in the EU, and corruption schemes of the ruling elite of Equatorial Guinea.

She was enrolled in traineeships at the Lviv City Council, and the Embassy of Ukraine in Germany, worked in the International News Department of Channel 24, took part in volunteering programs in Germany and Switzerland and a training in Armenia. Later, Tetiana joined a long-term volunteering project in Spain where she was teaching English in schools and helping to organize educational and integration events.

In addition, she was involved in the activity of the Legal Department of the Rumiñahui Association, helping to consult refugees and immigrants about the legalization possibilities. Tetiana also has experience as an editor at the EU Neighbors east platform and an expert of the International Relations Department of the Office of the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights. She underwent an internship at the Foreign Policy Directorate of the European Parliament, working specifically on the topic of Ukraine, facilitating the organization of meetings with the Ukrainian delegation, and helping to write briefings and statements about Ukraine.

Tetiana holds constant communication with institutions of the UN, EU, CoE, and OSCE, as well as foreign governmental and non-governmental actors concerning accountability efforts, war crimes and crimes against humanity, and persecution in the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine.