UkraineAlertMar 15, 2022
Russia’s veto makes a mockery of the United Nations Security Council
By Shelby Magid, Yulia Shalomov
Putin’s Ukraine War has fundamentally transformed the geopolitical landscape. This new reality must be reflected in the way the United Nations Security Council functions. If not now, when?
UkraineAlertJun 24, 2021
Ukraine offers hope in an increasingly homophobic neighborhood
By Adrian Hoefer, Shelby Magid
While Ukrainian attitudes towards the LGBTQI community are still far behind the levels of acceptance encountered elsewhere in the West, Ukraine’s modest progress offers hope in a region where intolerance is on the rise.
Shelby Magid is an associate director with the Atlantic Council’s Eurasia Center, where she assists in leading the center’s work on Belarus, Georgia, and Ukraine, including strategy and development, along with major domestic and international events. Shelby manages the Eurasia Center’s congressional relations and runs the Eurasia Congressional Fellowship program. Prior to joining the Council, Shelby spent time at the German Marshall Fund of the United States focused on democracy in Central and Eastern Europe; she was also at the International Federation for Human Rights’ office in The Hague where she worked with the International Criminal Court and conducted research on human rights violations in Mexico and Syria. Shelby received her bachelor’s degree from Brandeis University in international and global studies. As part of her undergraduate studies, she took courses at Leiden University’s Law School and the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies. Shelby holds a master’s degree in international relations, with a focus on security and international justice, from Central European University.