“Everyone has the right to a nationality”

Khrystyna Kolesen

Khrystyna Kolesen graduated from the Institute of International Relations of Kyiv National University as a Master of Public International Law and Translator in 2011. Khrystyna has since obtained her second Master’s degree (Master of Public Law) in Carlos III University of Madrid. She has been a member of the volunteer organization Alternative and various youth programs (EYP, CMUN, ANUE) and has interned at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine. Khrystyna’s investigative works include International Law Response to Climate Change Induced Migration; Legal Status of Persons Displaced by Climate Change; Patriotism and Cosmopolitism and New Perspectives of the Protection of Cultural Heritage during Armed Conflict. Khrystyna speaks Ukrainian, Russian, English, Spanish and French and her main areas of interest are migration induced by climate change, human rights, and statelessness.