Hanna Shelest

member of the Board, Head of International Security Studies

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Editor-in-Chief of UA: Ukraine Analytica; Curator of the Ukrainian Peacebuilding School and Head of the Board of the NGO “Promotion of Intercultural Cooperation”. Prior to this, she had served for more than 10 years as a Senior Researcher at the National Institute for Strategic Studies under the President of Ukraine, Odessa Branch. In 2014 Dr. Shelest served as a Visiting Research Fellow at the NATO Defense College in Rome. Previously she had experience in PR and lobbying for government and business, as well as teaching at Odessa National University.

She has more than 50 academic and more than 100 articles in media published worldwide. She is a regular presenter at the international conferences and commenter for the media.

Dr. Shelest is a Rotary Peace Fellow 2010, Black Sea Young Reformer 2011, John Smith Fellow 2012, and Marshall Memorial Fellow 2016. She was recognized as “40 under 40 Ukrainian Emerging Leader 2013” by the US-Ukraine Foundation

Her main research interests are:

  • conflicts resolution,
  • security and cooperation, especially in the Wider Black Sea Region and the Middle East,
  • foreign policy of Ukraine.

Recent Publications

SECURITY ENVIRONMENT CHANGED: IMPLICATIONS FOR UKRAINE

The year 2014 became a watershed for changes in the security discourse in Ukraine, which resulted both in the adoption of new strategic documents and practical steps for enhancing national security and defence. The article presents the evolution of strategic documents in Ukraine since 2010, underlines the main differences between the National Security Strategies adopted […]

(Українська) ОБОСТРЕНИЕ В СИРИИ ВЫНУДИТ РФ УСТУПИТЬ В ВОПРОСЕ МИРОТВОРЦЕВ НА ДОНБАССЕ — ШЕЛЕСТ

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(Українська) Ганна Шелест: Поки на Донбасі війна – перспектив членства України в НАТО немає

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