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Ms Olena Uvarova

Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University, Ukraine
Head of Business and Human Rights Lab
Kharkov, Ukraine
Ph.D in Law, lecturer in the Theory of Law Department, Head of the International Lab on business and human rights at Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University, member of the editorial board of the journal “Philosophy of Law and General Theory of Law” (EBSCO Publishing).
In 2017 she was Expert leader of the project “Business Human Rights Responsibilities: Experience of the V4 and Baltic Countries for Ukraine”. In 2018 Olena Uvarova was Coordinator of the project “Business and Human Rights (Curriculum for law students)”. In 2019 she developed the National Baseline Assesment on Business and Human Rights in Ukraine on request of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine.
In 2017-2021 Olena organized and moderated the Panel discussions on Business and Human rights during the Kharkiv International Legal Forum.
Olena was the National consultant of Council of Europe in the project “Improving Women’s Access to Justice”, National consultant UN Women in Ukraine, project “CEDAW in Action”, National consultant of the OSCE projects Coordinator in Ukraine, Expert leader of other projects. She is a Member of the CSP Working Group on Women and Gender Realities in the OSCE Region, member of the Board of the Global Business and Human Rights Scholars Association. Now she is national consultant of the BHR research initiated by UNDP Ukraine.
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