Ula Idzikowska is a Polish journalist and a reporter. She studied Dutch language and culture, comparative literature, international relations and investigative journalism. She used to live and work in Belgium, the Netherlands and England. Currently based in Czech Republic, her work focuses on migration, people on the move and societal topics. She publishes in Polish weekly Tygodnik Powszechny, online platforms  Krytyka Polityczna and OKO.press. She also writes in Dutch for OneWorld.nl and Belgian magazine mo.be. 

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Ula Idzikowska
Migration, people on the move and societal topics

Supported projects

Direct Train from Nepal to Europe

  • Human Rights
  • Migration
  • Trafficking

As countries in Eastern Europe increasingly face the problem of lack of workforce, they are turning to a new source of workers – Asian countries, especially Nepal. But often those workers are abused on the way during their journey to Europe and exploited in the destination countries, which don't have a long tradition of hosting migrant workers. 

Mental health crisis in refugee camps

  • Healthcare
  • Migration

SAMOS - The harrowing conditions in the hotspots of the Greek islands of Lesbos, Samos and Chios have created a mental health crisis. Depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and self-harm are the most common mental health problems reported by NGOs in the field.

The dark side of energy transition in Sweden

  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Human Rights

JOKKMOKK - Sweden is trying at all costs to switch to renewable energy by 2040. But this is coming up against fierce protests from environmentalists and members of the local Sami reindeer communities who oppose the colonisation of Sapmi - the land of the Sami.