Biodiversity & Conflict: the Environmental Cost of the War in Ukraine [EN/PL] 

July 16, 2022 from 15:30 am to 17:00 am



  • Nickolai Denisov, Zoï Environment Network

Nickolai Denisov is the co-founder and the deputy director of Zoï Environment Network, a non-profit international environmental organisation in Geneva, Switzerland. Nickolai holds PhD in geography / environmental studies, and has over 30 years of experience with environmental information, assessment and communication as well as water, climate change and issues on the conflict-environment interface. As a long-time collaborator of the UN, European and bilateral assistance organisations, he has developed and contributed to numerous projects in the field, in particular in CEE, the Caucasus and Central Asia and in the context of the Environment and Security initiative.

  • Yevheniia Zasiadko

Yevhenia Zasiadko, Head of Climate Department in Ukrainian environmental NGO Ecoaction. For the last three years, her work has been dedicated to raising the ambition of national climate policy. M.S. in Ecology and Environmental protection. Yevheniia has eight years of working experience in related areas. After Russian full invasion, she is coordinating work regarding monitoring of potential negative environmental and climate damage, advocating for ban fossil fuels from Russia in Europe.


  • Oleksii Vasyliuk, National Academy of Science of Ukraine 
  • Katarzyna Karpa-Świderek (moderator), WWF Polska 

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