Sergiy Gerasymchuk

Deputy  Executive Director,
Regional Initiatives and Neighborhood Program Director 

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Deputy  Executive Director,
Regional Initiatives and Neighborhood Program Director 

 

Sergiy is involved in political studies since 2001 and has the experience of working for the Secretariat of the Parliament of Ukraine, scientific research institutions under the President of Ukraine and under Security and Defense Council of Ukraine. Besides, he was involved in the project implemented by national and international think tanks in Ukraine and in the area of Eastern Partnership.

Among the organizations and structures Sergiy used to cooperate within the capacity of expert, analyst and project manager there are National Democratic Institute, Friedrich Ebert Foundation, NATO Center for Information and Documentation, NATO Liason Office in Ukraine, Black Sea Trust for regional cooperation, Volkswagen Foundation, International Renaissance Foundation. As an expert Sergiy cooperated with Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (HSFK), International Center for Defence and Security (Tallinn, Estonia), International Center for Democratic Transformation in Budapest (Hungary), international Research Company GfK Ukraine and also conducted the research  at Uppsala University (Sweden), Lublin University (Poland), Giessen University (Germany) and National University of Public Service (Hungary). Sergiy is also Board member at Strategic and Security Studies Group.

Sergiy graduated from Kyiv-Mohyla Academy as MA in Political Science and is a graduate of the Estonian School of Diplomacy.

Speaks fluent Ukrainian, Russian and English, intermediate Polish, basic Slovak.

The areas of professional interest:

  • political studies and political process in Ukraine,
  • the activities of think tanks and civil society,
  • regional security and frozen conflicts,
  • transborder cooperation.

Recent Publications

Analysis of the bilateral Ukraine-Moldova relations: problematic and promising dimensions of cooperation

The challenges caused by the Russian war against Ukraine simultaneously opened the window of opportunities for the acceleration of the European integration of Ukraine and Moldova: both countries were granted the EU candidate status and benefit from European support.

Case of Moldova. Russian Octopus in the Black Sea Region: Identifying Vulnerable Areas and Strengthening Resilience

The Republic of Moldova remains one of the most vulnerable states from the perspective of Russian malign influence.

(Українська) Болгарія дає шанс “друзям Путіна”: куди заведе країну нова політична криза

(Українська) Болгарія знову впевнено рухається в бік глибокої політичної кризи та, можливо, дострокових парламентських виборів. І ця криза грає на руку в першу чергу проросійським силам.