Larysa Denysenko

Larysa Denysenko

Human Rights Activist, Advocate, Media Personality, Writer

SPECIALIZATION: human rights, constitutional law, international public law, civil law, administrative law, legal awareness, legal education, institutional reform of justice system, effective communication, media education.


  • Kyiv National University after Taras Shevchenko, Faculty of Law (1990 – 1995);
  • Participant in a course at the Central European University (1996 – 1997);
  • Trainee at the Institute of Legislative Work of the Ministry of Justice of the Netherlands (1996).


  • First Deputy Head of the Department on law of international organizations responsible for the ratification of the European Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (1995 – 1997);
  • Counselor to the Minister of Justice of Ukraine (2005);
  • Head of Transparency International Ukraine (1997 – 1999);
  • European law lecturer at the Ukrainian Center for Legal Studies at the Kiev Institute of International Relations (1998);
  • Co-author of the Law of Ukraine “On the Enforcement and Application of the European Court of Human Rights”;
  • Author of the training concept and main editor of the human rights magazines for children and adolescents “Pravobukvaryk” and “Alphabet of Law” (2011 – 2013);
  • Co-trainer and expert of the OSCE in Ukraine on educational issues and ECHR practices;
  • Author of the radio program “Gene of Justice”;
  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the NGO “Tsentr.UA.”;
  • Chairman of the Civic Platform of the Ukrainian legal aid system development;
  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board of NGO “Network of legal development”;
  • Was awarded a distinction of the Supreme Court of Ukraine “For loyalty to the Law”.