Eliza Rutynowska

Advocate trainee at the Warsaw Bar Association.  Graduate of the Faculty of Law at the University of Warsaw. Graduate (with merit) of the British Law Center Diploma in English and European Law at the Warsaw University in cooperation with University of Cambridge. Scholarship recipient of the Humanity in Action Foundation – John Lewis Fellowship 2017 in Atlanta, focusing on the problem of restorative justice. Scholarship recipient of the International Visitor’s Leadership Program organised by the U.S. Department of State. Graduate of the OSCE LIVE Training on Preventing and countering violent extremism and radicalism, after which she created her own workshops focused on human rights education for minors placed in state-run institutions.  Volunteer lecturer at “Constitutional Week”, a Zbigniew Hołda Society conducted project regarding legal education of high school students in terms of law and the Constitution. She completed the workshops “Innocence Project – Preventing wrongful convictions” at the University of Warsaw (in cooperation with Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights) and the “Preventing right-wing extremism and group hatred –exchanging good practices from Germany and Central and Eastern Europe” ENND and Cultures Interactive international workshop in Berlin, Germany. She published on the topic of legal aspects of discrimination in OKO.PRESS, Rzeczpospolita journal and ngo.pl . Passionate about human rights, criminal law and rule of law issues.