Maryna Vorotnyuk

member of the Board, Head of Black Sea Regional security studies

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Dr. Maryna Vorotnyuk

is an expert working on security developments in the Black Sea region, Ukrainian and Turkish foreign policies, Southern Caucasus. She is a member of board of Foreign Policy Council “Ukrainian prism”. Currently she works as a visiting lecturer at the Department of Political Sciences of Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia within the mobility scheme of the International Visegrad Fund (V4EaP Scholarship). Since 2006 until 2015, she was affiliated with the Ukrainian leading think tank – National Institute for Strategic Studies that is providing expertise for Ukrainian decision-makers. She has a profound teaching experience – lecturing courses on Diplomacy in International Humanitarian University (Odessa) and Theories of international relations and Conflict studies in Odessa Mechnikov National University where she was a research fellow of the Center for International Studies (2006-2013). Dr. Vorotnyuk has taken part in numerous academic programs, namely High Level Experts Program of the German Foreign Office (2015), National Security Policymaking Institute of the US State Department (2013), Black Sea Young Reformers Fellowship of the Black Sea Trust of the GMF and Robert Bosch Stiftung (2012), Peace Research Course of Oslo University (2007) etc. She is an author of numerous publications in her field. Her Ph.D. dissertation (2013) was dealing with the application of the critical security theories to the foreign policy of Turkey.

Recent Publications

Perceptions Matter: How the West Sees the Elections Results

After the presidential and parliamentary elections, Ukraine is believed to have obtained a historic chance to push forward the much-awaited reforms. Ukraine’s Western partners have continuously expressed their expectations that a strong mandate that President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and his Servant of the People party have received will be translated into palpable and resolute reforms. Zelenskyy’s seemingly sincere resolve and […]

(Українська) Марина Воротнюк: Про зустріч Володимира Зеленського з Президентом Словаччини

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How the Slovak elections have become important for the whole of Europe

Вибори виявились невдалими для всіх трьох членів владної коаліції – Smer, Словацької національної партії та партії угорської меншини Most-Hid.