Born and raised in Ukraine, Tetiana Piletska is currently an LL.M. student at the European University Viadrina in Germany. She is a graduate of Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, where she received a B.A. in International Relations and an M.A. in International Law. Her passion about human rights is the result of participation at the Straniak Academy for Democracy and Human Rights in Montenegro and the Opening the Gate: Social Inclusion of Roma Youth, Project in the Czech Republic. She also worked on human rights issues and UN human rights policy during her internship at the United Nations Association of Germany, where she successfully published articles on the topics of hate crimes and discrimination of Crimean Tatars. Furthermore, Tetiana has completed an internship at the Lviv City Council, Department of Information Policy and External Relations, and a fellowship at the German Bundestag within the International Parliamentary Scholarship Programme.
Updated May 2017