Ukrainian Human Rights Lawyer Oleksandra Matviichuk Delivers Speech to Europe at Wiener Festwochen 2023

PeopleOther ♦ Published: May 9, 2023; 23:33 ♦ (Vindobona)

The Wiener Festwochen program begins with the Speech to Europe 2023, featuring Oleksandra Matviichuk, a Ukrainian human rights lawyer and the head of the Center for Civil Liberties, the 2022 Nobel Peace Prize recipient.

Oleksandra Matviichuk delivered a Speech to Europe 2023: “No Peace without Freedom, No Justice without Law“. / Picture: © Felipe Serpa Arango

Matviichuk's speech focused on the theme "No Peace without Freedom, No Justice without Law" and took place at the Judenplatz in Vienna, where the first Speech to Europe was delivered by Yale historian Timothy Snyder in 2019.