Biography

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Valeriya Lutkovska

Born on 20 January 1972 in Kyiv.

Education

National Academy of Internal Affairs of Ukraine (1999), full higher education, specialist degree in law (jurist)

Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University (1993), philologist, Russian language and literature teacher

Work experience

08.1994 – 08.1995 – Teacher of German and Russian languages, Foreign literature, Kyiv High School № 149

08.1995 – 10.1996 – Сhief Сonsultant, first category Consultant of International Legal Cooperation Department, Ministry of Justice of Ukraine

10.1996 – 10.1997 – Deputy Head of the Department for International Relations, Ministry of Ukraine for Family and Youth

10.1997 – 09.2003 – Deputy Head of Unit for International Legal Assistance and Cooperation of Department for International Legal Activity; Deputy Head of Department for International Cooperation and Legal Assistance; First Deputy Head of the International Law Department; Deputy Head, Head of the National Bureau of the Observance of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms; Commissioner for the Observance of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, Ministry of Justice of Ukraine

09.2003 – 12.2005 – Deputy Minister of Justice of Ukraine; Commissioner for the Observance of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, Ministry of Justice of Ukraine

12.2005 – 11.2006 – Deputy Director on issues of judicial defence of  the law firm “Lavrynovych & Partners”

11.2006 – 01.2011 – Deputy Minister of Justice of Ukraine

01.2011 – 24.04.2012 – Government Agent before the European Court of Human Rights

24.04.2012 – appointed to the position of the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights by the Resolution of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine

27.04.2012 – took the oath at the plenary session of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine and assumed the office of the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights

Rewards and honorary titles

12.2000 – Certificate of Merit of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine

12.2004 – Order of Princess Olga, 3rd Class

Honored Jurist of Ukraine