Mykola Movchan
team leader of international direction

International expert, journalist, lawyer, orientalist, specialist in mass communications, public, youth and sports diplomacy. He has considerable experience in public administration, and a PhD in Political Science

Graduated from the Institute of France in Ukraine, the Institute of Journalism (International Journalism), the Institute of International Relations (International Law) and postgraduate studies (Candidate of Political Science) at the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv; European Academy of Journalism, Danube University (Krems an der Donau, Austria).

Fluent in Ukrainian, English, German, French, Russian, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch and Persian (Farsi).

He has significant international and diplomatic experience. He worked in the diplomatic service at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine and the Embassy of Ukraine in the Islamic Republic of Iran. He also worked in the United Nations Development Program in Ukraine.

He has significant experience in public administration: in 2014-2019 he worked as Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports of Ukraine for European Integration, was Vice-Chairman of the UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee for Physical Education and Sport. He did internships in the leading mass media in Europe: the French newspaper Le Monde and the German - Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, etc.

He is widely involved in public activities as Deputy Chairman of the Commission "Sports and Environment" of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine; Coordinator of the European Port Week in Ukraine (under the auspices of the European Commission and the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine); Vice President of the Rugby Federation of Ukraine.

He has received awards and distinctions from Ukraine, Lithuania and France, the Embassy of Lithuania in Ukraine and the Embassy of Argentina in Ukraine.