All articles by Blerta Cela

Blerta Cela

Blerta Cela is deputy regional director of UN Women, based in the organisation's regional office in Istanbul. She was previously the UN Development Program's deputy resident representative in Ukraine.

How Ukrainian women are leading from the front line

Ukraine is under enormous pressure as its population comes to terms with the war, but the country’s women are both responding and inspiring, writes Blerta Cela, the deputy regional director of UN Women.

The Ukrainian butterfly will rise and spread its wings

The war in Ukraine has devastated the country, but the spirit of its people will see it come back even stronger, writes Blerta Cela, the deputy regional director of UN Women.