Viktoriia Udaltsova is a member of the Younger Generation Leaders Network on Euro-Atlantic Security.
She is currently assisting the Razumkov Centre with the ongoing project on the role and place of Ukraine in the future European and Euro-Atlantic security systems. Viktoriia is also volunteering to support UNDP Ukraine’s team with strategic foresight on recovery and development policies for Ukraine. She contributes to their efforts by helping to write a comprehensive report, launch and run a public opinion data gathering chat bot, and facilitating expert workshops.
Viktoriia holds a Bachelor in International Relations from the University of York, where she particularly enjoyed her modules on political psychology, international crisis diplomacy, ethnicity and conflict, and democracy studies.
During her undergraduate she volunteered, interned, and worked for big organisations and small but influential initiatives in the UK and Ukraine, such as the UNDP Accelerator Labs in Ukraine, the Ukrainian Institute London, TEDxLondon, Teach for Ukraine, and others.
Her academic interests include Russia, Eastern Europe, and the post-Soviet space; political attitudes, public opinion, nationalism in Ukraine; political mobilisation; peacebuilding and post conflict reconstruction.