Opinion & Interviews
#AgentsofChange – Ove Pettersson, EUAM Adviser and Trainer on Community PolicingSeptember 06, 2022
“In my previous job experience in an international Mission, we once had a flat tyre. The two men changed the tyre, and the two women waited. I was thinking: ‘Wouldn’t it be more equal if one man and one woman would change the tyre?’ We were all from different EU countries, and I understand that […]
#HeroesofUkraine: The Donetsk Police Communication team risks their lives to inform about war crimes of the Russian aggressor – interview with Oleksandra Havrylko, the Head of the local police communication departmentAugust 22, 2022
The horrors currently taking place in Ukraine are sometimes challenging to explain in words. Here it is more appropriate to use videos and photos to show the world what crimes Russia is committing in Ukraine. The Head of Communications of the Police of the Donetsk region Oleksandra Gavrylko and her team do everything possible to […]
Markus Mitterer (EUAM Investigation Expert): Fighting for Truth and JusticeJuly 22, 2022
The EU Advisory Mission Ukraine (EUAM) supports Ukraine’s efforts to investigate and prosecute International Crimes committed in the war. To better understand these efforts, we did a short Q&A with EUAM Senior Advisor on Criminal Investigations Markus Mitterer.
#FieldVision | EUAM Ukraine will stand and work together with Ukraine towards the common goal of moving the country ever closer to the EUJune 10, 2022
Since 2014, the EU Advisory Mission (EUAM) has advised the Ukrainian civilian security sector reform in the field of law enforcement and the rule of law
#HeroesofUkraine: White Angel will be saving lives as long as there are people in needJune 01, 2022
Every day, the White Angel, a group of police officers led by Rustam Lukomskyi, goes to the small towns of the Donetsk region near the frontline
#HeroesofUkraine: advocacy expert answers three questions on LGBT+ and human rights in wartimeMay 17, 2022
Russia’s unprovoked and unjustified military aggression against Ukraine is a war against a sovereign country but also a war against the values of openness and diversity that the EU is defending and promoting
Statement by the High Representative Josep Borrell on the shelling of the EU Advisory Mission Field officeMarch 30, 2022
Today, the EU Advisory Mission Ukraine (EUAM) has obtained credible information that the premises of its Mariupol Field Office were recently hit by Russian shelling. The EUAM office and equipment sustained major damage. No Mission members or contractors were injured.
Ukraine: Statement by the High Representative on the targeting of civilians by RussiaMarch 18, 2022
The European Union condemns in the strongest possible terms the Russian Armed Forces and their proxies continued targeting of Ukraine’s civilian population and civilian infrastructure, as well as their siege of the city of Mariupol.
HR/VP: The future of Europe is being defined nowMarch 03, 2022
Last Tuesday we had an important debate in the European Parliament about Russia’s aggression against Ukraine and the European response.
#AgentsofChange – Vadym Fursa, Senior Lecturer of the Tactical Special Department of the Dnipro State University of Internal Affairs (DSUIA)January 27, 2022
#AgentsofChange – Andrii Kruhliak, Senior Sergeant in the National Guard of UkraineJanuary 21, 2022
“My name is Andrii Kruhliak, and I work as a Senior Sergeant in the National Guard of Ukraine (NGU). I chose to become a guardsman in 2015 after the country called me for my military service. I started working in Kyiv and, back then, there were mass gatherings almost every day. I was taking part […]
#AgentsofChange – Gete Markussen, EUAM Senior Adviser on Good Governance & Human ResourcesJanuary 14, 2022
“I am a member of the EU Advisory Mission’s mobile unit, and I have been travelling to several regions across Ukraine. During these deployments, I have encountered the challenges that the National Police face in transforming central policies from the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MoIA) into the regional context. The primary mission of the Mobile […]
#AgentsofChange – Carla Costa, EUAM Senior Adviser on General PolicingDecember 17, 2021
“I am a Senior Police Officer from Portugal, and my country seconded me to work in the EU Advisory Mission (EUAM) as Senior Advisor on General Policing since June 2021. I joined the Polícia de Segurança Pública (PSP; Public Security Police) in 1994 and graduated from the Instituto Superior de Ciências Policiais e Segurança Interna […]
Two young women activists create an innovative solution to bring awareness to domestic violenceDecember 09, 2021
Two women working for the La Strada-Ukraine NGO, Valeriia Bondar (psychologist) and Tetiana Kharkivska (social manager) took the opportunity of the “Hack for locals 3.0” initiative to register their digital project under the codename “Girls Power”
#16DaysofActivism: Putting an end to gender-based violence by empowering women and standing with survivorsDecember 06, 2021
No matter their gender, all people deserve to live in peace, free from fear and injury, confident that their lives are not in danger, and have the space and means to develop their full potential