Life Stories

A human rights activist, who became a campaigner against human trafficking when he was only 15, an education reformist using innovations to teach English and an influencer helping youth to become pro-active.

On European Neighbours Day, we bring you two stories of community activists – in central Ukraine and in the conflict-affected Luhansk Region – who proved that self-mobilization is often key to success.

On World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, 21 May, we remember Taufik Kezma, who a century ago enhanced the potential of culture to bring the then Ukrainian society and the Arab world together.