Olga Kyryliuk is an expert in International Law, and Co-founder at the NGO "Digital Defenders Partners”. An experienced advocate, with interests ranging from law and technology to online data protection, privacy, freedom of expression, human rights and cybersecurity, she possesses a broad range of abilities, including multiple languages as well as research and analytical skills.
International law and technology became the focus of her PhD research and, now, current employment. She’s worked with both governmental authorities and the Council of Europe Office in Kyiv, providing qualified legal expertise and consultancy. As an expert of the Ukrainian Association of International Law advises over the legal and political reforms in Ukraine. She is also engaged in training others to increase the cooperation of experts, state authorities and the academic community.
An experienced project manager and team leader, she currently co-runs the NGO “Digital Defenders Partners”, while her scientific articles are published regularly in Ukraine and abroad. She also edits two annual collections of articles.
In her private life she enjoys poetry and writing.
NGO "Digital Defenders Partners"
May 2015 - /
Executed managerial functions within the project "Education and Protection of Human Rights on Internet" (Aug-Dec 2015), financed by the Council of Europe. In particular:
- launched interactive educational platform (http://hr-online.org.ua), hotline legal consultation and organised a series of trainings;
- elaborated free online educational course "Human Rights and Internet" for Ukrainian Internet users.