Human Rights and Justice Program Director, International Renaissance Foundation
Roman Romanov has served as the Human Rights and Justice Program Director at the International Renaissance Foundation (Ukraine) since 2003. He holds a Russian Law Degree and finished International Programs at the University of Birmingham (UK) and Central European University (Hungary). His fields of interest include Human Rights and the Rule of Law. Romanov has longstanding experience in providing advice to the national authority through the Presidential Rule of Law Commission (2006-2012), the Criminal Justice Reform Working Group (2013), and the Presidential Legal Reforms Commission (2021-till now). Roman Romanov has worked with Ukraine's Justice Ministry on establishing and developing the Legal Aid system in Ukraine. In 2017 Romanov was invited by the Ministry of Interior to join the International Selection Board of the Chief of National Police. Now he is a member of International Advisory Panel on war crimes investigation at the Office of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine.
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