Kristina Sperkova holds a master degree in psychology from Comenius University in Slovakia. She has been active in the field of substance use prevention within civil society for 20 years starting in a peer program in her hometown community. Later on Kristina engaged in prevention work on European level and served as a Secretary-General of a European Youth Organization. From 2012 onwards, Kristina worked for a Swedish development NGO, supporting development aid partnerships in Southeast Asia, East Africa, and Balkan countries. She worked as a Programme manager, Strategic coordinator and subsequently as Junior Advisor with questions relating to alcohol as obstacle to development. Kristina has been member of the International Board of Movendi International since 2006, first as International Vice President and since October 2014 as International President.
Inclusive and resilient recovery from COVID-19 for sustainable livelihoods, well-being and dignity for all: eradicating poverty and hunger in all its forms and dimensions to achieve the 2030 Agenda.
National policies and measures implemented by Member States to combat hunger and poverty in times of the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. Challenges to get on track towards the full implementation of the 2030 Agenda.
Review of relevant United Nations plans and programmes of action pertaining to the situation of social groups
- Outcome document of the high-level meeting of the General Assembly on the realization of the Millennium Development Goals and other internationally agreed development goals for persons with disabilities: the way forward, a disability-inclusive development agenda towards 2015 and beyond
- World Programme of Action for Youth
- Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing, 2002; (iv) Family issues, policies and programmes
- Draft List of Side Events (as of 14 January 2022, including Movendi International event)