Dr. Eszter Polgári | Háttér Society

Dr. Eszter Polgári

Dr. Polgári Eszter

Director of the Legal Program

Lawyer, holds an LLM and MA in Human Rights, and a PhD in law. She worked at the Central European University and has been involved as a human rights expert in various research and monitoring activities on LGBT rights, primarily within the EU and the Council of Europe. Between 2014 and 2018 she was a member of the Hungarian expert team reporting to the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights. Her main research areas are the European Convention on Human Rights and the practice of the European Court of Human Rights, with special focus on the role of comparative law, the European consensus inquiry and the protection of LGBTQI rights. She has been working for Háttér Society since 2008, first as a pro bono expert, later as a governing board member, and currently she is the director of the legal program.

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