Born and raised in Ukraine, Yuliia Rudenko is a sophomore at the Institute of International Relations of Kyiv National University with a double major in international law and English interpretation. Concerned with the matter of human rights with the current state of armed conflict in Ukraine, Yuliia is undergoing an internship with the Ministry of Veterans of Ukraine. Furthermore, as a volunteer with the Center for Civil Liberties, she seeks to address inter alia the issue of political prisoners in the occupied regions of Crimea and Donbas. Yuliia has organised a number of online and street actions, facilitated international advocacy efforts for the release of prisoners and provided support for victims of the conflict. In addition, Yuliia has taken part in several Moot Court Competitions in international humanitarian and criminal law. After graduation, Yuliia plans to pursue a postgraduate degree in international humanitarian law.
Updated May 2020