UKRAINE (2015)

 

In partnership with the U.S. Agency for International Development, Pact launched its UNITER program in 2008 to support local civil society organizations working to promote democracy, government accountability and European integration in Ukraine.  The following video “Champions of Democracy” and photography looks at Ukraine's Euromaidan revolution, post-revolution reform efforts and the critical role played by Pact's civil society partners over the past eight years.

Client: Pact, USAID funded


video

Champions of Democracy.

Pact, partners make history in Ukraine.

Photography

Scenes from Zaproizhzhia, Ukraine.

Scenes from Zaproizhzhia, Ukraine.

Scenes from Zaproizhzhia, Ukraine.

Scenes from Zaproizhzhia, Ukraine.

Iryna Solovey, a civil society leader in Kiev talks about her organization "Garage Gang" with an  artistic display mapping connections among Ukrainian activists and social innovators.

Iryna Solovey, a civil society leader in Kiev talks about her organization "Garage Gang" with an artistic display mapping connections among Ukrainian activists and social innovators.

A portrait of Roman Vintoniv, known as Ukraine's Jon Stewart.  Using humor and satire, Vintoniv poses bold questions to top Ukrainian officials and politicians. 

A portrait of Roman Vintoniv, known as Ukraine's Jon Stewart.  Using humor and satire, Vintoniv poses bold questions to top Ukrainian officials and politicians. 

In a silent protest family members in Kiev hold photos of loved ones killed in the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine.

In a silent protest family members in Kiev hold photos of loved ones killed in the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine.

A political rally in Kiev.

A political rally in Kiev.

A market in Kiev.

A market in Kiev.

A street memorial of those who lost their lives during the Euromaidan revolution. 

A street memorial of those who lost their lives during the Euromaidan revolution. 

A man views a street memorial of those who lost their lives during the Euromaidan revolution. 

A man views a street memorial of those who lost their lives during the Euromaidan revolution. 

Svitlana Zalishchuk, a member of Ukraine's national parliament, in her office in Kiev.

Svitlana Zalishchuk, a member of Ukraine's national parliament, in her office in Kiev.