Boriss Cilevičs IMCM

Citizenship and Human Rights Advocate, Member of Parliament, Riga

The Hon. Boriss has led human rights NGOs, participated in a number of international projects, published dozens of research papers on citizenship and statelessness, non-discrimination and equality, minority rights, democracy in plural societies. He is a member of the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly (PACE), prepared more than 25 reports, and is a permanent Assembly observer in the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI). Chaired PACE Sub-Committee on Rights of Minorities, currently is a chairperson of the Committee on Election of Judges of the European Court on Human Rights. Boriss Cilevičs stays involved with civil society, regularly participates in NGO projects, in particular, as a trainer and lecturer.


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