to support the Joy of Learning, Deliberation, and Change
+421 252 925 016
Project duration 2015-2016.
1. Training for 36 participants: Watch a video from a series of trainings.
2. Supporting local initiatives registered at the portal Dobrodel. Examples of supported projects:
- "Gardening movement" - to decorate the surroundings of its dwellings, to help the city voluntarily by spreading green and planted areas;
- "Green Stage" - a summer multimedia festival organized by volunteers with the support of local entrepreneurs;
- Creative workshops for the integration of displaced people into the majority community;
- Educational activities in city libraries.
More about the importance of community development in building local democracy in the article:
Painted benches, assisting displaced persons, self-government and national identity. What did Ukrainian civil society received after Majdan?
3. A study trip to Slovakia, during which the 20 most active participants visited self-governments and civic associations in Slovakia. More in the article Civic activists from Ukraine are looking for inspiration in Slovakia or "Good idea Slovakia".
4. Conference of Community Initiatives, where more than 100 participants from all over Ukraine exchanged experience in community development, conflict resolution and local democracy development. Video from the conference:
Trainer, Consultant, Project Manager
tel.: +421 918 689 882
What she works on in PDCS:
Examples of training courses
- Introduction to international development and humanitarian assistance
- Conflict in context of international development
- Communication, presentation, media
Examples of services
- Evaluation of projects
Examples of projects
- School of Active Citizenship Ukraine – Slovakia
- Conference "Active Citizenship and Peace" - Visegrad Fund
Consultant in international development, human rights, democratic transformation, and conflict management , she has been working for variety of international organizations (OCSE, NATO), national human rights and advocacy organizations (Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights in Poland, Via Iuris in Slovakia), education institutions (Trnava University, University of St. Elisabeth Bratislava) and government bodies. Her professional carrier as a lecturer, consultant, researcher, or field worker started in 1992. Her list of professional publications contains more than 40 positions. Her book Human Rights Monitoring published in Poland has been translated into 5 languages, including Azerbaijani. She has been working in more than 20 countries of Europe and Asia.
She earned her MA from sociology at the Commenius University in Bratislava (1995). PhD. studies were accomplished in Warsaw – Institute of Political studies (1999).
As for her teaching experience, she created customized education courses for human rights NGOs, public officials, students at the universities or colleges in several countries. Currently she works on projects related to community development and democratic participation in Ukraine. She is also active in teaching in several faculties of Slovak universities.