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Rositsa Georgieva
Consultant, Lawyer, Legal expert, Lecturer , Law, Human rights, Project management
Sofia, Bulgaria
Human rights expert, 14 years of experience in human rights,
nondiscrimination and gender mainstreaming, Lecturer, Project officer
Significant experience in organizational work and logistics for national
and trans-national forums. Very good skills to communicate with persons
of various culture. Experience in project management. Significant
experience in drafting legal documents.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Human Rights, Law, Migration, Conflicts, Justice
Professional Experience:
march 2000 - ongoing
assistant Professor in criminal law at Law School, Sofia University,"Kliment Ohridski",Public University – the oldest university in Bulgaria; Tutor, holds workshops and practical seminars for Penal Law students;

september 2005 -july 2012
Member of the Commission for Protection against Discrimination,Independent specialized public body - Extensive legal practice in the hearing and proceeding of cases; active articipation in activities for prevention and combating discrimination, monitoring over
the observation of equality principle on each ground laid down in EU
Directives, national legislation and international treaties, to which
the Republic of Bulgaria is party. Active involvement in all CPD
functions, activities and awareness-raising campaigns. Interaction with
the other governmental and non-governmental stakeholders in the area of antidiscrimination and promotion of equality.

Sept. 2006 – August 2007
Member of the Consultative Law Council with the Minister of External
Affairs,Drafting of legislative instruments and amendments to be passed to the National Assembly

From Oct. 2001 to May 2005
Sitting member of the Consultative Council for Legislation with the
Bulgarian Parliament.
Hearing, discussing, passing and mending legislative texts and

from 09/1998-09/2004
Legal Consultant at the Legal Agency "Georgiev&Veltchev" Legal
Consultancy Department
Consulting legal entities, mainly foreign investors in Bulgaria, on
their main activity in the field of Corporate Law, Contract Law,
Administrative Law, Public Procurement, Bankruptcy, Competition Law,
Investment and Public Companies, Securities; Public law, Law Firm

1998 - 1999
Law clerk, Sofia Regional Court
Civil Law and procedure, Criminal law

2003 - 2008
Consultant under UNDP, Country office, Project BUL/00/002
“Community Development and Participation through the Chitalishta

Project Officer and Lecturer in Projects financed by European Commission
(AGREEMENT No VS/2007/0026, No VS/2007/0455, AGREEMENT No
VS/2007/0454; BG 2005/ 017 – 353.01.03.33, BG 2005/ 017 – 353.01.02 –
Consultant on Legal Training
Management of the awareness-raising activities in the field of
antidiscrimination and sensitizing society on the benefits of diversity
under PROGRESS Programme.
Master Degree in Law, Law School of the Sofia University "St. Kl. Ochridsky"

Spesialization in International Law and International Relations, Law
School of the Sofia University "St. Kliment Ochridsky”

Specialization in International criminal Law - “The International Criminal Court in the perspective of defense lawyers”, Academy of European Law, Trier, Germany

Affiliations and Achievements:
Significant experience in organizational work and logistics for numerous national
and trans-national forums – seminars, roundtables, workshops,
Very good experience in project management.
Experience in the overall organizing and implementation of training
seminars and workshops for specific target groups – legal practitioners,
police officers, judges, trainers, media, CPD regional representatives,
civil society associations, students, etc

Very good skills to communicate with persons of various culture and
background gained while I was living and studying abroad. Ability to
analyze and provide independent advocacy and assistance to victims of
unequal treatment. Good ability to interact with diverse cultural
environment. Ability to negotiate and mediate gained and tested during
my work as a lawyer

Available for:
  • Job opportunities

    Years of Experience:
    10-15 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, Bulgarian, Russian, French
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