Kateřina Krejčová is AMO Research Fellow. She is currently focusing on human rights and environment protection.
Katerina graduated with a master’s degree in Human Rights from the Central European University (CEU) in Budapest and have long professionally focused on the topic of human rights in Eastern Europe, especially in Ukraine. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy from the Charles University in Prague and a master’s degree in Audiovisual Studies from Film and TV School of Academy of Performing Arts in Prague.
As a journalist and director, she shot investigative reports on issues in the field of human rights and environmental protection. From 2017 to 2019, as a coordinator of a project funded by the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs, she worked in eastern Ukraine for environmental NGOs. The project was dedicated to supporting active citizens and local communities in Ukrainian regions and strengthening their right to information. From 2020 to 2021 as an Officer at the Department of Human Rights and Minority Protection at the Office of the Government of the Czech Republic, she was involved in the development and evaluation of national strategies in the field of human rights protection and Roma equality and inclusion. In 2021, she took on the position of Monitoring Officer at the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), the Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine.
She also collaborated with the Centre for Media, Data and Society at the Central European University in Budapest (CEU) where she has been an external research fellow conducting research on the freedom of expression and the SLAPP (strategic lawsuit against public participation) phenomenon. Since 2020 she also worked externally with the Berlin-based European Exchange platform, which focuses on Russia’s electoral interference and the topic of biased election observers.