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  • Date and time: Friday 12 March 2021, 12pm to 1pm
  • Location: Online
  • Booking: Booking required

Event details

Amnesty International Moscow Office Director Natalia Zviagina discusses how the recent civil protests in Russia are affecting human rights, civil society, and human rights defenders acting in those spaces. What is the outlook going forward?

About the speaker

Natalia has over 15 years’ management experience in human rights, civil society development and donor funding with national and international organizations. She was a legal and research program coordinator of the Institute of public law and advocacy, and she is a Moscow Helsinki Group’s expert on freedom of peaceful assemblies. In 2015 to 2018 she worked as a director of regional office of Transparency International – Russia. She is a co-coordinator of the working group on migration within EU-Russia civil society forum. Natalia is as leading trainer for the Council of Europe’s project Public Monitoring Commissions: new generation (for visitors and monitors for prisons/closed detention places). She is AI member since 2000.

Natalia holds Masters degree in public policy and political analysis from the Higher School of Economics, Moscow. She participated in the Protective Fellowship Scheme for HRDs at Risk at the Centre for Applied Human Rights at the University of York in 2015/16.