Talking Transport Transformation

S02-E20 | A Feminist View on Ukraine's Mobility Landscape with Olesia Kholopik

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In this episode, we are meeting Olesia Kholopik, the Director of the Centre for Democracy and Rule of Law in Ukraine. We discuss the challenges for road safety in Ukraine, the role of civil society in the transport sector, and how the full-scale war of Russia against Ukraine affects the work of the sustainable transport community. Despite the ongoing attacks against her country, Olesia has remained committed to protecting human lives in many ways – including the engagement for safer roads. Join us to hear about her impressive work as an advocate for human rights in mobility and the lessons she has learned along the way. This episode is part of WomenMobilizeWomen's campaign on "Remarkable Feminist Voices in Transport".

To learn more about Olesia Kholopik, check out her feature in this year's

Many thanks to

Our TUMI Partners ADB, BMZ, C40 Cities, CAF, GIZ, ICLEI, ITDP, KfW, SLOCAT, UN-Habitat, WRI

Our Guest Olesia Kholopik Linkedin

Our moderators Mathias Merforth and Hannah Behr

Max Bleß from audioBoutique for the sounddesign

Sebastian Hofer from freifahrt for the concept and production support



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