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|Judge of the |
European Court of Human Rights
in respect of Ukraine
|Assumed office |
15 June 2010
|Born||5 July 1973|
Dr Ganna Yudkivska graduated from the Law Faculties of the Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University (Ukraine) and Université Strasbourg III (France). She has her PhD diploma from the Academy of Advocacy of Ukraine.
Ganna Yudkivska was a defense attorney and member of the Bar; she served an expert for different human rights organizations; she also leaded in Ukraine and Moldova the legacy project on genocide studies (now – Shoah Institute of the University of South California), Further, she worked as a lawyer at the Registry of the ECtHR and advisor to the Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe.
In 2010 Ganna Yudkivska was elected a judge of the European Court of Human Rights; in 2015–2016 she was Vice-President of Section V of the Court, as of 2017 she is President of Section IV of the Court.
Judge Yudkivska is also an Associate Professor of European and International law at the Academy of Advocacy of Ukraine. She lectured and researched at universities of USA, France, the Netherlands, Israel and Ukraine. She authored a number of scientific articles on human rights, international law and criminal procedure.
Yudkivska is a Member of the Executive Board of the European Society of International Law and of the Executive Board of the Ukrainian Association of International Law.