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Alyona Gerasimova

country director
agerasimova@pactworld.org

Christine de Guzman

program manager
cdeguzman@pactworld.org

Alyona Gerasimova, Pact's Ukraine country director, center, takes part in an international development dialogue. (Credit: Pact)

Q&A: For Pact’s Ukraine country director, empowering women is job No. 1

March 1, 2021
Alyona Gerasimova is Pact’s Ukraine country director. She also leads two Pact projects that are working to empower Ukrainian women. Here, she discusses her path to leadership in international...
Performers rehearse for 12 Ophelias, an inclusive theater production that showcases empowered women. (Credit: Modern Woman)

In Ukraine, Pact-supported production ‘12 Ophelias’ promotes rights and inclusion of women with disabilities

February 2, 2021
Iryna Sukach had dreamed of performing on stage since her childhood, but for a long time she was unsure whether it was something people who used wheelchairs could do. She pushed herself and was able...
The Kiev skyline from afar. (Photo: Brian Clark/Pact)

Pact partner CHESNO restores beauty and pride in Kyiv through civic action

October 12, 2020
While on a leisurely stroll down Independence Avenue in Washington, DC, during a visit to the United States, Kyiv native Vita Dumanska took in the sights and sounds of the nation’s capital. Dumanska...
The VoxUkraine team. (Photo: VoxUkraine)

Pact partner VoxUkraine fights Covid-19 disinformation, builds an informed citizenry

September 1, 2020
Drink a soda to prevent coronavirus. Wearing a face mask during hot summer days is prohibited. 5G mobile networks increase one’s likelihood of contracting Covid-19. These are just a few of the many...

‘For some women and children, home is not the safest place’: Responding to family and gender-based violence amid Covid-19

April 13, 2020
As communities around the world grapple with the medical and economic calamities created by Covid-19, a separate but related crisis is unfolding: a significant rise in domestic violence, including...

ENGAGE: Building democracy from the ground up

June 12, 2019
In partnership with USAID, Pact launched the ENGAGE project in Ukraine in 2016. The five-year effort is working to advance democratic reforms across the country, build demand for fundamental European...

Building inclusive democracy in Ukraine

February 11, 2019
In partnership with USAID and local NGOs, Pact is working to build inclusive democracy in Ukraine through the ENGAGE project. A key focus of ENGAGE is supporting marginalized groups, including people...

As Ukraine works to deinstitutionalize children, Pact provides essential data tool

January 4, 2019
In Ukraine, more than 100,000 children are living in residential care institutions, but only 8 percent of those children are orphans. Children are placed in institutions for various reasons,...

Photo story: For a new Ukraine

November 29, 2018
With Pact's support, these activists and emerging civil society leaders are forging the democracy that Ukrainians demanded during the Revolution of Dignity.

After dogged advocacy by Pact partner, Ukraine greenlights High Anti-Corruption Court

October 19, 2018
After Ukraine’s 2014 revolution, the country’s new government had a lot on its plate: the occupation of Crimea, the building of a new state and much-needed reforms. One reform – judiciary reform –...

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