SPEAKERS

Леся Василенко

Lesia Vasylenko

Member of the Parliament of Ukraine

IX Convocation, Holos Party.

Head of the Subcommittee on Climate Change and Clean Air, Committee on Environmental Policy and Nature Management.

Member of the Inter-Parliamentary Union, President of the Bureau of Women Parliamentarians.

Co-Chair of Energy and Environment Caucus
Co-Chair of Hydronomics Caucus
Co-Chair BezZaive (Sustainable Consumption) Caucus
Co-Chair of Ukrainian British parliamentary friendship group
Member of the Delegations to the PACE, Political Affairs Committee

Fellowships

John Smith Fellow, UK
German Marshall Fund Fellow, USA
Ukraine’s Top 30 under 30, 2017

Education

LLM degree from University College London Masters in Public International Law from the Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University

Sphere of Interest

Lesia`s key objective is to make climate change mitigation, safe environment and environmental rights a priority on the agenda of the Parliament of Ukraine. Promotion of Green Deal policies and practices directed at greening the economy.

Mrs. Vasylenko also focuses largely on human rights and international law issues. Her spheres of professional interest include social and gender equality, veteran affairs, defence and security.