Олександр Калітенко

Oleksandr Kalitenko

Legal Advisor

Oleksandr Kalitenko is one of three citizens of Ukraine, who has won the government grant for studying in the Lithuanian Republic (LL.M. in Law of the European Union and International Law). Earlier he became a specialist in Commercial Law. His Master’s Thesis was made under the supervision of the current Head of Constitutional Court in Lithuania. The Thesis included the analysis of interrelation between responsibility of the states and international organizations for internationally wrongful acts. Oleksandr has rich voluntary experience. For three months he trained in one of the biggest Swedish law office, which is the winner of the British Legal Awards competition for the best law office of Europe for two years at a time. Before involving in TI Ukraine activity Oleksandr researched the level of juridical protection of whistleblowers (informers) in each of 28 countries of the EU, including from the perspective of respect for human rights, and developed the recommendations for Transparency International Latvia and then for the working expert group, headed by Latvian Prime Minister, regarding the corresponding future Law of Latvia. He received the grant of the European Union for this. In 2015-2016, Oleksandr coordinated the information and community mobilization campaign, "They would not be silent" aimed to change the general negative attitudes towards corruption exposure, its activists and support of anti-corruption activities.

Author`s posts:
October 1, 2019
Why We Should Protect Not Just Corruption Whistleblowers
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August 20, 2019
Without fear but with reproach. How whistleblowers are protected in the world
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July 25, 2019
How Innovation Helps to Fight Corruption: Three Tips from TI Ukraine
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July 11, 2019
Why NACP Should Cease Collegiate Decision-Making
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February 20, 2019
For Some Ukrainians a Bribe Is Just a Token of Attention
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January 24, 2019
What is CPI, or Corruption Perceptions Index?
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October 8, 2018
Automatic Verification of E-Declarations: Fact or Imitation?
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July 26, 2018
How Authorities Emasculate the Idea of E-Declarations
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March 27, 2018
How an Activist from Donetsk Disclosed Grand Corruption in Red Cross Ukraine
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February 28, 2018
How Authorities Lied about “Best International Practices” of Asset Declaration for Activists
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