Ielyzaveta Badanova

About/Bio

Ielyzaveta Badanova holds bachelor and master degrees in International Law (cum laude) from Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University Institute of International Relations as well as LL.M. in International Law from the University of Cambridge. She served as intern with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, the International Criminal Court (The Hague) and the Energy Community Secretariat (Vienna). She now is Deputy Head of the Legal Department at NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine. At Naftogaz, Ms. Badanova is responsible for legal support of the on-going gas market reform, EU law implementation in and in respect of Ukraine, other international law issues (e.g., practicalities of WTO law in energy).

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Is Ukraine a “Stranger” to the EU? OPAL Case

In their recent contribution to the Global Trust Working Paper Series, Professor Eyal Benvenisti and Dr. Sivan Shlomo Agon raise one conspicuous, though rarely asked, question within a broader topic of state sovereignty in a globalised world. They wonder how sovereign decision-making powers can be restrained in the face of interests of “strangers”, i.e. third countries,…

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