Lisa Yasko is a member of the Ukrainian Parliament, member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs and founder of NGO Yellow Blue Strategy, which is currently focused on raising funds for Ukraine`s Recovery in human security, creativity, education and wellbeing. .Lisa is also a member of the Ukrainian delegation at theParliamentary AssemblyoftheCouncilofEurope (PACE) and co-rapporteur of the human rights monitoring mission in France on behalf of the Monitoring Committee at PACE.
In parliamentary work her focus has been on protecting territorial integrity and national security issues, fostering economic reforms, and to foster de-occupation of Crimea and Donbass region
As for now, Lisa works to help to raise funds for Ukrainian Recovery, military aid and advocate for the new European reality without any aggressor. She is also the founder of the platform "Ukraine 603.7" across Ukraine,which aims to produce regional and national solutions to ensure human security and national security in Ukraine.
Producer of the TV project "How Ukraine Sounds" aimed to demonstrate cultural diversity of different regions of Ukraine.Yelyzaveta is the first Ukrainian who graduated from Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford (Master of Public Policy). She has more than 10 years of experience of advocating Ukraine through public diplomacy projects abroad including those who received international awards such as Cannes Lions, Sabre and others. She also has degrees in Political Science at Kyiv National University of Taras Schevchenko and Lomonosov State University in Moscow.
Ms. Yasko is the founder of NGO Yellow Blue Strategy (https://www.yellowbluestrategy.com), producer of documentary films about Crimea and history of KGB (Clover Films) for Aljazeera, ZDF, ARTE. Lisa has worked at the Department of Culture, Digital, Media and Sports (UK, 2017), Ukraine Crisis Media Center, Stratcom team at Presidential Administration of Ukraine, CFC Consulting Company (2014-2016).
Member of the Parliament of Ukraine of the IX convocation, elected in the parliamentary elections on July 21, 2019 from the political party "Servant of the People", № 15 on the list.
Member of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on Foreign Policy and Interparliamentary Cooperation, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Interparliamentary Cooperation, Bilateral and Multilateral Relations. Head of the Permanent Delegation of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (2019-2021). Head of the inter-factional deputy association "Happy Ukraine", created to promote the development of a happy society in Ukraine. MFI "Happy Ukraine" combines the efforts of the authorities and local self-government, the public sector to establish social dialogue, well-being, a sense of security and faith in the future. Member of the inter-factional deputy association "Brand of the State - Ukraine".
Member of groups on inter-parliamentary relations with Japan, USA, Great Britain, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Switzerland, France, and Türkiye. Actively interacts with expert civil society, organizes expert discussions on the prospects of interparliamentary cooperation, Ukraine's activities in PACE. Supports the development of Roma communities in Ukraine and the protection of their rights as an ethnic minority.
Ms. Yasko is the author of the following draft laws: On the principles of sanctions policy (5191) and amendments to the Criminal Procedure Code (5192) and Criminal Codes of Ukraine (5193), On the policy of non-recognition (5165) and amendments to the Criminal Code of Ukraine (5166), Law on assistance to people from non-democratic countries (5194) and Tax Code of Ukraine (5195).
Co-chairman of the inter-factional deputy association "Ukraine 603.7".
The activity of the MFI is aimed at unifying the efforts of authorities, local self-government bodies and the public sector to ensure and support the protection of the territorial integrity of Ukraine, the rights and freedoms of Ukrainian citizens in the occupied territories.
The greatest treasure of Ukraine is our people. Ukrainians are able to unite in the most critical situations and move towards the goal like no other