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Moritz Birk

Moritz Birk, Dipl.-Jur., LL.M., systemic organisational consultant, systemic coach

Advocacy & Research Director at Amnesty International Austria (since 01/2020); former Head of the Human Dignity and Public Security Department (2013–2020) and Senior Researcher (2010–2013) at the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Fundamental and Human Rights; Assistant to the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture (2009–2010); working experience with NGOs in Ghana, Mexico, Sweden, Senegal and the UNHCR.

Experience in research, consulting and training worldwide; university lecturer at the European University Viadrina, Danube University Krems and former University of Vienna, International Anti-Corruption Academy.

Main areas of work: International human rights protection; human rights in the police and judicial system; prevention of torture and inhuman treatment.

Working languages: German, English, French, Spanish