Tetiana Melnyk

Tetiana Melnyk

- Junior Research Fellow

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EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE

09.2016 – now - Research Fellow at the Odessa Center for International Studies, Odessa I. I. Mechnikov National University (Ukraine)

09.2016 – now - Junior Research Fellow at the ONU I. I. Mechnikov on the fundamental theme №529 (Ukraine)

09.2016 – now – Intern at the Odessa Center for Nonproliferation, , Odessa I. I. Mechnikov National University (Ukraine)

2015 – now – PhD student on «Political problems of international systems and global development», Odessa I. I. Mechnikov National University, Odessa, Ukraine

14.03.2016 – 15.05.2016 - Intern at the office of Member of the European parliament, Petras Austrevicius, Brussels, Belgium

2015 – Master's degree with honors

2014 – 2015 – Master student of the International Relations Department, Institute of Social Sciences, Odessa I. I. Mechnikov National University, Odessa, Ukraine

February – May 2015 – work on a contract at the Ukrainian embassy to Latvia as secretary assistant, Riga, Latvia

February – May 2015– semester-long students exchange programme in European studies with University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia

01.09.2014 – 21.11.2014 - Intern at the Delegation of the EU in Ukraine, Press and Information section., Kiev, Ukraine

2014 – Bachelor's degree with honors

2010 – 2014 – Bachelor student of the International Relations Department, Institute of Social Sciences, Odessa I. I. Mechnikov National University, Odessa, Ukraine

June 2012 – Practical training in the Representative office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine in Odessa, Odessa, Ukraine

16–31.08. 2011 – Practical training in the Mission of Ukraine to the European Union, Brussels, Belgium

2008 – 2009 – Brussels American School, Brussels, Belgium

2006 – 2010 – Juridical lyceum, Odessa, Ukraine

2000 – 2006 – School number 121 specialized in foreign languages, Odessa, Ukraine

2008–2009, 2010–2011, 2013, 2015-now – French courses, Alliance Française, Odessa, Ukraine

2008 – 2009 – Advanced English course, London School of English, Odessa, Ukraine

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

  • 2010 – now – Member of the Global Security and Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons Student Scientific Research Club, Odessa, Ukraine;
  • 2011 – now – Member of the Seminars on the theory, history and historiography of international relations in Odessa House of Scientists, Odessa, Ukraine;
  • 2014 – now – Co-organizer of the social and educative initiative “Politician 3D”, Kyiv, Ukraine;
  • 25 – 26.11.2016 - Participant of the Inter-university scientific conference “State and prospects for reformation of security sector of Ukraine”, Kyiv, Ukraine;
  • 15-16.11.2016 - Participant of the International Conference “NATO Towards the Challenges of a Contemporary World – After the Warsaw 2016 Summit”, Lodz, Poland;
  • 28.10.2016 - Participant of the All-Ukrainian Youth Forum “Secure and Stable Europe: Youth Vision”, Lviv, Ukraine;
  • 27.10.2016 - Participant of the International scientific conference for students, PhD students and young researchers, Kyiv, Ukraine;
  • 13-15.06.2016 - Participant of the Odessa Righting and Science School for young non-proliferation experts, Odessa, Ukraine;
  • 07 - 08.04.2016 - Participated at the BSIS Annual International Conference 2016, Brussels, Belgium;
  • 12.12.2015 – Participant of the training “Unity for security: NATO factor.”, Kyiv, Ukraine;
  • 27-29.11.2015 – Participant of the School of good governance: Advocacy, Kyiv, Ukraine;
  • 24-25.11.2015 – Participated in the III Odessa NATO Academy “Shaping the right Euroatlantic strategy for a safer tomorrow”, Odessa, Ukraine
  • 15.10.2015 – 03.12.2015 – Participant of the Odessa Liberty Classes, Odessa, Ukraine
  • 10-12.09.2015 - Participant and part of the organization team of the Yalta European Strategy, Kiev, Ukraine
  • 23-28.08.2015 - Participant of the VI Regional summer school "Current Challenges for the Nuclear Nonproliferation Regime: Disarmament, Nuclear Renaissance and the Conflict between Russia and Ukraine”, Odessa, Ukraine
  • 21-22.05.2015 - Participant of the Eastern Partnership Summit as a part of Ukrainian delegation, providing simultaneous interpretation of Ukrainian President`s press conference (English/Ukrainian); as part of the Latvian presidency of the Council of the EU, Riga, Latvia
  • 20-21.05.2015 – Participant of the Eastern partnership civil society conference as part of the Latvian presidency of the Council of the EU, Riga, Latvia
  • 2-4.05.2015 – Participant of the World press freedom event day 2015 as part of the Latvian presidency of the Council of the EU, Riga, Latvia
  • 10.04.2015 – Participant of the public discussion “Containment or Reengagement? The future of relations between Russia and the West”, Riga, Latvia
  • 19.03.2015 – Participant of the international conference “Latvia’s NATO Membership and the Benefits for the Society and Economy”, Riga, Latvia
  • 02.03.2015 – Participant of a High-level event on woman empowerment and development as part of the Latvian presidency of the Council of the EU, Riga, Latvia
  • 24.02.2015 – Participant of the International scientific conference “Enhancing Parliamentary Democracy”, Riga, Latvia
  • 20-21.12.2014 – Lecturer and co-organizer of training “the Art of Public Speaking”, Kiev, Ukraine as a part of “Politician 3D” project, Kiev, Ukraine
  • 1-7.12.2014 – Participant of “European debate academy” organized by Stahlmedien Germany with support of German Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Kiev, Ukraine
  • 29-30.11.2014 – Participant of the Students for liberty in Ukraine Summit, Kiev, Ukraine;
  • 28.11.2014 – Participant of the training “How to be ready for the challenges to international security?”, Kiev, Ukraine;
  • 19.11.2014 – Participant of the round table “parliamentary coalition of the Verkhovna Rada of the VII convocation: society's expectations and the actions of politicians”, Kiev, Ukraine;
  • 15-16.11.2014 – Participant of the International Conference "Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia: European Choice", Kiev, Ukraine;
  • 17.10.2014 - Participant of the forum "PARLIAMENT FOR REFORMS", organized by public initiative "Reanimation Package of Reforms" and CHESNO Civil Movement, Kiev, Ukraine;
  • 10-12.10.2014 - Participant of the training "How to fight against populism?" organized by New SD Platform and Friedrich Ebert Foundation, Kiev, Ukraine;
  • 09.10.2014 - Participant of the international conference "Challenges for the European security architecture: Ukrainian context", Kiev, Ukraine;
  • 27.09.2014 - Participant of the New social initiative "Youth. Our words" organized by New SD Platform and Friedrich Ebert Foundation, Kiev, Ukraine;
  • 20.09.2014 - Participant of the School of patriots "New leaders of our united country", Kiev, Ukraine;
  • 10.09.2014 - Participant of the forum "The day of the Euro-Atlantic Partnership: the results of the NATO summit in Wales", Kiev, Ukraine;
  • 05.09.2014 - Participant of the round table "EU in myths and reality: the view of Eastern Partnership countries", Kiev, Ukraine;
  • 20-25.08.2014 - Participant of the V International Summer School “Regional challenges to nuclear non-proliferation”, Odessa, Ukraine.
  • 16.05.2014 — Participant of the Kirovograd session of the III Ukrainian Scientific and Practical Conference "Prydniprovski socio-humanitarian reading”, Kirovograd, Ukraine.
  • 15.05.2014 — Participant of the international conference “New European policy: from words to action”, Kiev, Ukraine
  • 14-15.05.2014 — Participant of the seminar on “Youth diplomatic corps”, Kiev, Ukraine;
  • 2-6.05.2014 – Participant of EU Study Days organized by the Delegation of the EU to Ukraine in Odessa, Ukraine.
  • 28.04.2014 - Participant of annual English scientific student conference of Odessa National University, Odessa, Ukraine.
  • 23 — 25.04.2014 – Participant of 70th student scientific conference of Odessa I. I. Mechnikov National University, International Relations subsection, Odessa, Ukraine.
  • 10.04.2014 — Participant of the Round table “Problems of international security and European integration of Ukraine, Odessa, Ukraine.
  • 5-7.02.2014 – Participant of the International Winter School 2014 of Institute of International Relations Taras Shevchenko University of Kyiv, Kyiv, Ukraine.
  • 8-9.11.2013 - Training for finalists of the contest of expert recommendations by Friedrich Ebert Foundation “How to make an effective public speech” with video recording on International terrorism, Kiev, Ukraine;
  • 15.11.2013 – Participant of the VII International Scientific and Practical Conference “Actual problems of Ukraine's foreign policy”, Chernivtsi, Ukraine.
  • 22-24.10.2013 – Participant of Odessa National University Model United Nations, Odessa, Ukraine.
  • 14.10.2013 — Participant of the International conference “Ukraine and Romania: partners or competitors”, Odessa, Ukraine.
  • 9-12.10.2013 – Participant of the EUBAM School on Leadership and Management, Lviv, Ukraine.
  • 3-4.10.2013 - Participant of Autumn Academy 2013 “NATO in a Changing Global Security Environment”, Lviv, Ukraine.
  • 12-13.09. 2013 — Participant of the conference “What can bring Ukraine back on the way of democratization? Kyiv between EU Eastern Partnership and Russia`s Eurasian Union, Kyiv, Ukraine.
  • 18-23.08.2013 – Participant of the IV International Summer School “Global nuclear and missile proliferation and its impact on Ukraine”, Odessa, Ukraine.
  • 24 - 30.06.2013 - Participant of EUBAM Summer School “Borders of Europe”, Odessa, Ukraine.
  • 2013 - Participant of the 2nd phase of Ukrainian International Relations Olympiad, Mariupol, Ukraine.
  • 29.04.2013 – Participant of annual English scientific student conference of Odessa National University, Odessa, Ukraine.
  • 20.04.2013 - Participant of the round table ''Modern challenges to global security in the twenty-first century: challenges and transformations'', Odessa, Ukraine.
  • 24-26.04.2013 – Participant of 69th student scientific conference of Odessa I. I. Mechnikov National University, International Relations subsection, Odessa, Ukraine.
  • 04.10.2012 — Participant of International forum “An agenda of Ukraine's chairmanship in the OSCE in 2013”, Odessa, Ukraine.
  • 11-16.06.2012 — Participant of the III International Summer School “Global nuclear zero: political and technical dimensions”, Odessa, Ukraine.
  • 6.06.2012 — Participant of the round table “The global nuclear security: political and technical aspects”, Odessa, Ukraine.

PUBLICATIONS

  • Мое ставлення до відносин Україна – НАТО// Твори-ессе учасників IV Міжнародного конкурсу учнів загальноосвітніх шкіл „Безпечна Україна. Безпечна Європа. Безпечний світ.”/ за ред. О. М. Онаць, О. А. Кокошинського. – К.: ДП «Вид. Дім «Персонал», 2009. – С. 267-269 (ukr)
  • Аналіз відповідності нормативно-правової бази у відносинах з ЄС та сучасних потреб зовнішньої політики України // Придніпровські соціально-гуманітарні читання: Матеріали Міжнародної науково-практичної конференції студентів та молодих вчених, Кіровоград, 14 травня 2014 р. (ukr)
  • Сотрудничество Украина — НАТО // Актуальні проблеми зовнішньої політики України: Матеріали VII Міжнародної науково-практичної конференції студентів та молодих вчених, Чернівці, 15 листопада 2013 р. - Чернівці: Технодрук, 2013. - С. 254-257. (rus)
  • NATO-Ukraine cooperation: a win-win situation // NATO in a Changing Global Security Environment: reading materials of NATO Autumn Academy 2013 – Lviv, 2013 – P. 132 – 135.
  • Эволюция ядерной политики НАТО // Збірка наукових тез учасників міжнародної зимової школи ІМВ 5-7 лютого 2014 р. - К.: Київський національний університет імені Тараса Шевченка, Інститут міжнародних відносин, 2014. - С.102-107. (rus)
  • Основные характеристики и тенденции международного терроризма // Вісник ОНУ ім. І. І. Мечникова. Соціологія і політичні науки. 2014. Т. 19. Вип. 2 (21). - С. 157-164 (rus)
  • Україна в євроатлантичній системі безпеки: стратегії та реалії // Матеріали науково-практичної конференції «Стан та перспективи реформування сектору безпеки та оборони України» - К.: Паливода А. В., 2016. – С. 202-206. (ukr)
  • Трансформація ядерної стратегії НАТО: політична воля чи змушуючи обставини // Матеріали Науково-практичної конференції студентів, аспірантів та молодих вчених «Актуальні проблеми молодих вчених» - К.: Київський національний університет імені Тараса Шевченка, Інститут міжнародних відносин, 2016. - С.19-21. (ukr)

INTERVIEWS

  • Was giving video-recommendations on "International terrorism and situation in Ukraine", Kiev, Ukraine, 8-9.11.2013
  • Took part in preparation and acted in the informative and motivating short movie “Ukraine is us” under the training “European debate academy”, Kiev, Ukraine, 1-7.12.2014.
  • Given two interviews at the political talk show “Top topic” (Glass TV channel) on Terror attacks in Brussels and EU-Ukraine relations, 24.03.2016 and 19.03.2016.

HONORS, ACHIEVEMENTS AND SCHOLLARSHIPS

  • 01.2016- now – receiving scholarship for PhD studies from Swidish Radiation Safety Authority
  • 09.2013 — 01.2014 — received Presidential Scholarship for excellent study.
  • 28.04.2014, 29.04.2013 – award for the best presentation on the annual English scientific student conference of Odessa National University, Odessa, Ukraine.
  • 2010 — awarded the gold medal for outstanding academic achievements
  • 2010 – awarded for the outstanding achievements and successes in study in the category «public image» of the 2009-2010 academic year on the program “talented reserve of the Lyceum”
  • 2010- awarded as a winner of the district contest “Best student of the 2009-2010 academic year”
  • 2009 – awarded for the 1st place at the school phase and 2nd place at the district phase of defense of the research scientific works by students-members of the Junior Academy of Sciences, Section “History of Ukraine”
  • 24.10.2009 — awarded as a winner of the school phase and participant of the second phase of the contest “Secure Ukraine. Secure Europe. Secure World”
  • 2005,2006,2008, 2009 – awarded with the certificate of merit for high academic achievements.

QUALIFICATIONS AND LEADERSHIP SKILLS

  • Strong presentation skills, both orally and in writing.
  • Decision making skilled.
  • Problem solving skilled.
  • Analytical skills and paying attention to details.
  • Developed leadership skills during EUBAM School on Leadership and Management, and training “How to build up public speech effectively”.

ORGANIZATIONAL AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS

Polite and with good communications skills.

Developed public performance and interpersonal skills through participating in a number of conferences.

COMPUTER SKILLS

Proficient in Word, Excel, Access PowerPoint, Internet and email, basic CAD work.

FOREIGN LANGUAGES

Russian (native), Ukrainian (native), English (fluent), French (upper intermediate), Turkish (intermediate).

INTERESTS AND HOBBIES

European security, nuclear strategy, development of democracy through youth empowerment in Ukraine, traveling and reading political literature.