Open World and Friendship Force Lincoln
Feb 08, 2019
Delegation from The Ukraine
Open World and Friendship Force Lincoln

Lincoln South Rotary Club is honored to host a team of delegates from The Ukraine through the Open World Program hosted by Friendship Force Lincoln. We will hear from the delegates and their activities while in Lincoln.

Brief bios of the delegation, along with the job description as written by them is below (printable version).

For complete bios and personal information, logon to the Lincoln South Rotary Club Website and click here.

Asan Amietov
Male from Kiev
Lawyer, NGO Crimea SOS: Crimea SOS focuses on the illegality of the Crimean occupation and the repressive policies of the Russian Federation. We strive to maintain ties between the peninsula and mainland Ukraine by protecting the rights, freedoms and interests of IDPs, and people suffering as a result of armed conflict in eastern Ukraine and Crimea.

Oryna Chylutian
Female from Kiev
Lawyer, Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union; Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union facilitates the development of the humane society, that is based on the respect to human life, dignity and harmonious relations between human, state, and nature through the creation of the platform for cooperation between the members of the Union and other participants of human rights movement.

Viktoriia Petruk
Female from Kiev
Lawyer, Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union; The Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union (UHHRU) promotes the development of a humane society, based on respect for human life, dignity, and harmonious relations between persons, states, and nature. Through the creation of platforms for cooperation between the UHHRU and other advocates for human rights, UHHRU protects human rights and fundamental freedoms in courts, and among the authorities and bodies of local self-government. UHHRU provides legal aid through 29 public advice centres

Maksym Tymochko
Male from Sofiyivska Borschagivka (Kiev Region)
Lawyer, Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union; Human rights protection and representation of the IDPs in courts of national and international levels (European Court of Human Rights, International Criminal Court).

Bohdan Melnykovych
Male from Kiev
Lawyer, Vostok SOS Charity Organization; Charity organization “Vostok SOS” provides legal, psychological and humanitarian assistance to internally displaced persons and citizens who have suffered as a result of armed conflict in Ukraine. In addition, Vostok-SOS carries out advocacy in the field of protection of the rights of these categories of persons.

Yana Chapailo
Female from
Program Specialist, American Councils for International Education; I provide assistance and expertise within all components of both Strengthening Academic Integrity in Ukraine(SAIUP) and Seeding academic Integrity in Secondary Schools(SAISS) Projects; facilitate the communication with students and faculty representatives of participating universities ensuring support to their project needs; run public outreach activities and represents the Projects in communication with media and Partners press departments, ensuring it correspond with Project outreach strategy.

Thank you to Lincoln South Rotary and Friendship Force member Maxine Moul for arranging for this visit and presentation.

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