Oleksandra Matviichuk

Oleksandra Vyacheslavivna Matviichuk is a Kyiv-based human rights lawyer and civil society leader. She heads the non-profit organization The Center for Civil Liberties and is an active campaigner for democratic reforms in Ukraine and the OSCE region. She was nominated to the United Nations Committee against Torture and made history as Ukraines first female candidate to the UN treaty body.