Center for Security Studies “CENSS”.

23rd May 2022

09:00 – 18:00

Mon. – Fri.


st. Mechnikov,

10/2, of. 25, Kyiv

Viktoriia Voronina



Executive Director

From 2012 till 2015 she worked in the tax service.

In the period from 2015 till 2016, she headed the direction of international cooperation, coordination of projects and programs in the State Agency of Ukraine for Donbas Recovery and in the Ministry for Temporarily Occupied Territories and IDPs of Ukraine.

She headed the Office of the Minister for Temporarily Occupied Territories and IDPs of Ukraine for 3 years.

In 2019, she served as Deputy Minister for Temporarily Occupied Territories and IDPs of Ukraine.

She participated in the development and promotion of strategic documents of the Government of Ukraine on issues of recovery and peacebuilding, conflict prevention and resolution, mediation, social cohesion, reconciliation, reintegration.

The Multilateral Trust Fund for Ukraine, а multidonor fund administered by the World Bank, was created to assist communities affected by the armed conflict and maintened under the coordination of Viktoriia Voronina.

She has many years of experience in developing and implementing projects and activities on social cohesion and reconciliation, including national communication and information campaigns, dialogues, projects for psychosocial support of the civilians, as well as projects and activities in the field of “people-to-people diplomacy” with the involvement of international partners and experts, local authorities, the public sector and mass media.

She is a co-author of a methodology for assessing the risks of conflicts in communities that have been affected by the armed conflict.

She has been engaged in the study and implementation in Ukraine of the positive experience of conflict resolution in Colombia, Georgia, Moldova, the countries that were part of Yugoslavia as well as in Northern Ireland (UK).

Viktoriia Voronina is an expert of the OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Ukraine on supporting dialogue/mediation in social conflicts.

During her work in the Ministry for Temporarily Occupied Territories and IDPs of Ukraine, she was also involved in coordination of mine action measures, in particular: development of mine action standards, the concept and basic principles of functioning of the National Mine Action Authority, methodological recommendations on mine risk education and explosive remnants of war, international cooperation in the field of mine action, coordination of activities on mine risk education, assistance to persons affected by mines and explosive remnants of war.

She has 2 higher educations – law (international law) and pedagogical.

Competencies and areas of interest: conflict prevention and resolution, mediation and dialogue, strategic communications, activities of radical organizations and movements, community resilience and cohesion, mine action.