Indigenous People's Rights
Gayana Yuksel, Member of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatars People and PhD, Associate Professor of the Institute of Slavonic Philology and Journalism of the Taurida Volodymir Vernadskiy National University (Kyev)
Born in the town of Chirchik, Tashkent region, Uzbekistan
1993 – graduated from Dzhankoj (Сrimea) high school No. 2 with honors.
1993-1998 – studied at the Journalism Department at the Faculty of Philology, Rostov-on-Don State University
1998-2003 – worked in the Crimean branch of "Ukrainian Media Holding" LLC - editions of "Telenedelya" (Crimea), "Komsomolskaya Pravda in the Crimea."
2003 – Lecturer of the Crimean Engineering and Pedagogical University.
2006 - 2018 – Director of the Crimean News Agency (QHA).
2007 – Defended the PhD thesis "The Crimean Tatar press of 1917-1928: Trends and National Identity", held 01.22.2007 at the meeting of the specialized scientific commission D 26.001.34 of Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University.
2009 – Senior Lecturer of the Crimean Engineering and Pedagogical University
2012 – Associate Professor of the Crimean Engineering and Pedagogical University
Since 2009 – Member of the National Union of Journalists of Ukraine.
Since 2013 – Member of the Mejlis – representative body of Indigenous Crimean Tatar People
2017-2018 – Editor-in- Chief of the Radio Hayat
Since 2018 – Associate Professor of the Institute of Slavonic Philology and Journalism of the Taurida Volodymir Vernadskiy National University (Kiev)
Alice Bah Kuhnke, Minister for culture and democracy in Sweden.
Her responsibilities include among other issues media policy, human rights, LGBTI equality and indigenous language and culture. She is a member of the board of the Swedish Greens and has a background in leadership roles in civil society as well as the private and public sector.