Dmytro Klochko
Ukraine

Dmytro is a researcher at the National Museum of the History of Ukraine. Since 1989 he was a member of the youth section of the Ukrainian Helsinki Group, where he published and distributed self-published anti-Soviet literature. In 1990 he took an active part in the Revolution on Granite.

Dmytro Bilyj
Ukraine

Originally from the Donetsk region, Dmytro currently lives in Kyiv. He is a leading scholar at the Institute for Holodomor Research, doctor of historical sciences, professor, writer, and bandurist. As a lecturer at the Faculty of History of Donetsk State University in the beginning of the 1990s, the disintegration of the Soviet Union dramatically enlarged …

Dmytro Bilyj
Ukraine
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Alevtina Kakhidze
Ukraine

Alevtina is an artist, performer and co-founder of the International Art Residence. She is a writer, curator, social activist and gardener. Alevtina has been consciously engaged in activism and volunteering since 2014. She was also involved in civil society in the 90s, mostly involving domestic charity such as situational assistance to elderly people and homeless …

Alevtina Kakhidze
Ukraine
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Yuri Samoilenko
Ukraine

Yuri is the head of the first public organization focused on environmental issues in Ukraine – “Zelenyi svit”. The environmental association was founded in December 1987. The tragedy at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant prompted Yuri to become a committed social and political activist. Thus, the public organization grew within just one year from 21 …

Yuri Samoilenko
Ukraine
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Best Practice: Saxony in Dialogue

Can we still have a conversation with each other? We all want to be heard, but are not always prepared to listen? The social climate of conversation seems poisoned, dialogue increasingly turns into discord; hatred and agitation often dominate the discourse. In this short video, the project “Saxony in Dialogue” is presented by its initiator Conny Reichelt. Through encounters …

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