OLEKSANDR SOLONTAY

 
 

OLEKSANDR SOLONTAY

I am the expert in the Institute of Political Education and the Deputy of Zakarpattya Oblast Council. I am engaged in the civil activity



OLEKSANDR SOLONTAY
(date of birth: 28/06/1980)

Education:

Education – higher
2002 – 2005 Postgraduate School in Transcarpathian State University (ZakDU)
2001 – 2002 Institute of International Relations, Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University
1997 – 2002 Specialist in Country Study, Uzhgorod State Institute of Computer Science, Economics and Law (UzhDIIEP), Faculty of Law and International Relations
1997 – 2001 Bachelor in International Relations, Uzhgorod State Institute of Computer Science, Economics and Law (UzhDIIEP), Faculty of Law and International Relations

Training experience in elections-related fields:

2009 Conducting training for District Election Commission (DEC) members and official observers during elections of mayor of Perechyn (Zakarpattya oblast)
2008 Conducting training for DEC members and official observers during elections of mayor of Mukachevo (Zakarpattya oblast) and Kyiv
2007 Conducting training for DEC members and official observers during the extraordinary elections to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine for all districts of the Southern Coast of Crimea
2006 Conducting training of DEC members and official observers at local elections and elections to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine in Zakarpattya oblast
2004 – 2006 Conducting training of DEC members and official observers during the presidential elections in Ukraine in Donetsk, Lviv, Transcarpathian oblast and other regions of Ukraine
Conducting training of DEC members and official observers during the local elections in the same regions
Participation as a certified coach by the Central Election Commission (CEC) in the project "Elections and Political Processes" funded by USAID

Other elections-related experience:
1998 – 2009 Monitoring elections in Ukraine, Russia, Kazakhstan, USA, Poland, Moldova, Slovak Republic
2004 – 2009 Member of Territorial Election Commissions (TEC) in Ukraine

Other training experience:
I work in the field of regional development and local government, including the last 7 years as deputy, expert and teacher, participant of different projects.

2005 – now Leading expert of the Institute for Political Education
Trainer of local development and decision making at the local level and the organization of local authorities
2006 – 2009 Deputy of the Transcarpathian Regional Council of 5th convocation
2002 – 2006 Deputy, Secretary of the commission on law, order, regulation, deputy ethics, ecology, sports, culture, tourism, international, interfaith and international relations, youth and information policy, Uzhgorod City Council of 4th convocation
2002 – 2003 Consultant at the Association of Ukrainian Cities (RTI program funded by USAID)
2003 – 2004 Member of the editorial board of informational-analytical journal "Civil Rights Advocate”
Co-author of the manuals for local development experts and local councils’ members
Studied politics, local government experience during visits to Germany, Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, France and the Netherlands


Employment Record:

Professional occupation:
2007 – now Expert of the Institute for Political Education (IPO)
2008 – now Advisor to the Director of the State Institute for Family and Youth Development (former Head of Centre for Youth Policy)
2005 – 2006 Deputy assistant and consultant at the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine
2005 Manager of electoral projects at the ICF “Vidrodzhennya”
2003 – 2004 Consultant at «Winrock International» (international trafficking prevention program funded by USAID)
2001 – 2003 Head of Scientific Society of undergraduate and postgraduate UzhDIIEP (ZakDU)
Specialist of research sector of ZakDU
2001 – 2003 TV and radio presenter, "Youth Thursday", "Contact" programs, Transcarpathian regional state television

Public Activity
2008 – now Head of the Council of Elders of the All-Ukrainian organization “FRI”
2004 – 2008 Head of the All-Ukrainian YSO "Foundation for Regional Initiatives" (FRI)
1996 – 2008 Member of youth movement, children and youth scout movement, student government, YSO, YSO Committee
Member of the advisory bodies to the state authorities on youth policy, All-Ukrainian YSO

Languages:
Ukrainian – excellent
Russian – excellent
English – good
French – good

Mobile: +38 (050) 3725100
E-mail: oleksandr.solontay@gmail.com


OLEKSANDR is a co-author of guides for local development professionals and local council deputies named "Lobbying" (in frames of the project "Elections and Political Processes", managed by USAID), “What local council deputy should know” (sponsored by Conrad Adenauer Foundation), “50 and 1 method to circumvent the local community” (in frames of the project "Decent Ukraine),"Parliamentary procedures. Guide for local council deputies and community activists", and others. He also studied the experience of European governments and NGOs’ activities during visits to Germany, Poland, Slovakia, Hungary and the Netherlands.


Создан 23 ноя 2009



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