The Executive Committee (EC) is the political body elected by the General Assembly. EC is responsible for decision-making, implementing activity plan, communication with Member, Partner and Observer organisations, following Working Groups, etc.
Selma has been a part of the green and progressive movement since 2019, when she joined Protests and then Progressives in Latvia. She mainly focuses on human rights activism such as LGBTQ+ rights, feminism and anti-racism, as well as climate and is now working as an assistant to an independent member of parliament. In her free time, Selma enjoys leftist literature and making political memes. Since 2021, Selma has been an EC member of CDN and is co-responsible for Gender Working group, Ancestral Medicine discussion group and is the co-contact person for Partner organisations and FYEG.
Kateryna is an activist from Ukraine, whose green path began thanks to the CDN in 2018. Her main area of interest is evidence-based policies, decentralisation and local governance, as well as fair urban development. Katya believes a that strong and sustainable country should be built from strong small communities. However, since the beginning of Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine, Katya mainly focus on coverage russian war crimes, and the situation at the territories occupied by Russia (including her hometown). Within her EC mandate, Katya is a co-contact person for member organisations from Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova and Polish Young Greens, as well as AlterUrb and RUMB working groups. In addition, Katya is as a co-safe space person.
As an activist from Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Edna has been involved in political and human rights activism since late 2019. She started her activist career in Youth Movement Revolt, an organization with values in democratization, transparency and equality. Prior to joining the green movement and CDN’s events in 2021, Edna was an avid follower of green values and green politics. The experience from these events inspired them to run for CDN’s Executive Committee, where they will be responsible for AlterUrb and Digital [x] Working Group, will work as a contact person for Balkan member organizations - Forum for Sustainable Development Green Window, MODOM, Youth Forum URA and Green Youth of Serbia, as well as for our partner organization Protests. They will also be working closely with the secretariat in the role of a co-treasurer.
Lusine is a human rights and peace activist from Armenia. In 2017 she co-founded Frontline Youth Network which provides youth platform for green, feminist and peace talks. Besides her academic interests in women’s rights and peacebuilding, she is also passionate about gardening, and launched her Cactus EVN online plant shop. Within her EC mandate, Lusine is co-treasurer, and co-contact person for Caucasus MOs.