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Adrien Braem

Work History

Work History

Oxfam International EU Advocacy Office

Apr 2015 - Jan 2016

EU Advocacy Assistant

  • Conducted background research and drafted advocacy material, including position papers, notes, letters and prepared briefs;
  • Organized, prepared and attended advocacy meetings with policy- makers (MEPs, Commission staff, representatives from Member States) and stakeholders and allies;
  • Set- up meetings with EU decision- makers for Oxfam EU Advocacy Office and high-level Oxfam staff coming to Brussels;
  • Took responsibility for several long- term projects relating to Oxfam’s work.

International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH)

Oct 2015 - Mar 2015

Assistant to the Western Europe Desk

  • Drafted thematic notes, syntheses and memoranda for internal use as well as advocacy letters, policy notes, press releases and position papers.
  • Assisted in maintaining and strengthening relations with FIDH’s member organisations in the region and in liaising with partner organisations and target institutions.
  • Conducted research and analysis in human rights related issues and assisted in devising and implementing advocacy strategies and redacting reports.

International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH)

Apr 2014 - Sep 2014

Assistant to the Permanent Delegation to the EU

  • Drafted advocacy letters, policy notes, press releases and position papers.
  • Conducted research and analysis in human rights related issues and assisted in devising and implementing advocacy strategies and redacting reports and organising missions.
  • Organized and participated high- level EU advocacy, most notably through organising meetings with relevant actors during the venue in Brussels of Human Rights Defenders from FIDH member- organisations including during the EIDHR Forum.

Language Skills

Skills
French

Mother tongue

English

Full Working and legal proficiency

Spanish

Working knowledge

Education

Education

Pierre Mendès France University, Grenoble, France

Sep 2013 - Apr 2014

LL.M in International and European Legal Careers

University of Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France

Sep 2012 - Apr 2013

Master's Degree in International and European Law

University of Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France

Sep 2009 - Apr 2012

LL.B in Law and European Studies

LLP Erasmus exchange in University of Stockholm, Department of Law, Sweden

References

References

Ms Gaëlle Dusepulchre

Permanent Representative to the EU

International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH)

gdusepulchre@fidh.org

+32 2 609 44 25

Ms Elena Crespi

Western Europe Programme Officer

International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH)

ecrespi@fidh.org

+32 2 609 44 28