Direct democracy, where citizens have the power to vote directly on laws and policies rather than through elected representatives, presents both promising opportunities and significant challenges in modern governance. 


As the top candidate for the European list in the new political movement "For You," Marta embodies the essence of modern European activism, bridging gaps between diverse cultural and political narratives with a focus on human rights, European integration, and defense.


Interview on May 9, 2022, for Viktoria Vlasenko for one of the first editions of the Ukrainian governmental newspaper Uriadovyy Kurier after the start of the full-scale war.


This podcast by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) sheds light on this crucial battleground, featuring insights from Marta Barandiy, the founder of Promote Ukraine, among others. Barandiy’s experience and initiatives offer a profound glimpse into the strength, resilience, and indomitable spirit of Ukrainian civil society and its pivotal role in the ongoing conflict.


Interview (7 Apr 2022 (updated: 3 Jul 2023) with Marta Barandiy, founder of civil society network Promote Ukraine and editor-in-chief of Brussels Ukraїna Review, and Maryna Yaroshevych, head of advocacy at Promote Ukraine.


The defense budgets of EU member countries for 2024 are influenced by a variety of factors, including geopolitical tensions, commitments to NATO, and the individual strategic priorities of each nation.


The 2024 European Parliament elections, slated for June 6-9, are poised to be a pivotal moment for the European Union, arguably more critical than any previous election. 


Every day in recent years, we perceive the world changing, facing increasingly formidable challenges: the energy, climate, health, and migration crisis, as well as the war of Russia in Ukraine and the Israeli-Palestinian war… What comes next? A World War?


Recent statements from military leaders and defense officials across NATO member states underscore a growing concern: the possibility of Russian aggression extending beyond Ukraine’s borders, with potential targets including NATO’s eastern flank and even central Europe.


As Europe grapples with myriad challenges — ranging from economic strains to climate change — the war in Ukraine introduces a sinister, often overlooked dimension to the continent’s trials.

Germany’s Evolving Role in Supporting Ukraine: European Security on Munich Conference

Beyond the logistical and leadership challenges lies a deeper concern that has reshaped Germany's perspective: the genuine fear of a Russian attack on a NATO country.


A pivotal roundtable debate hosted by European Aluminium.

Marta Barandiy

Ukrainians have had national demonstrations, revolutions and now the war – all...


Ukrainian NGOs in the EU have been a huge support for Ukrainian...


Brussels’ channel Bruzz made a report about volunteering at Promote Ukraine as...


Ladies and gentlemen, welcome! Thank you for coming and honouring my team...


Anthony Clement “Nuts” McAuliffe was a senior United States Army officer who...


Without NATO it will be difficult to defend Ukraine, without Ukraine it...


King’s Day in Belgium (15th of November) has been dedicated to Ukraine....


For more than 8 months of war, every day we and the...

European Citizen's Prize Award Ceremony 2022

European Parliament has awarded Brussels-based civil society organisation Promote Ukraine with the...


On the 72nd anniversary of the Schuman Declaration I was invited by...


Debates with the deputy speaker of Duma Pyotr Tolstoi and Belgian politicians...


Marta Barandiy and Benoit Lutgen at Station Europe

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