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Senior Director for Law and Policy
Senior Director for Law and Policy Law and Policy Team

JUDr Barbora Bukovská

JUDr Barbora Bukovská

Barbora Bukovská has been ARTICLE 19’s Senior Director for Law and Policy since 2009. She leads on the development of all ARTICLE 19 policies and provides legal oversight and support to legal work across the organization.
Barbora has an extensive experience working with various organisations on a range of human rights issues, including protection from discrimination, access to justice, deprivation of liberty, reproductive rights and community development. She also initiated about 50 cases at the European Court of Human Rights on these issues and has published a number of reports and articles on a broad range of human rights.  From 2006 to 2008, she was the Legal Director at the Mental Disability Advocacy Centre, an international organisation working on the rights of people with disabilities in Europe and Central Asia.  She graduated from the Law School of Charles University in Prague and has earned a doctorate degree in law in Slovakia and an LLM degree from Harvard Law School. In 1998 and 1999, she was a visiting scholar at the Columbia University Law School in New York.
Senior Legal Officer
Senior Legal Officer Law and Policy Team

Gabrielle Guillemin

Gabrielle Guillemin

Gabrielle joined ARTICLE 19 in 2011. She leads the organisations’ work on digital rights policy issues, including intermediary liability, privacy, intellectual property, telecommunications and cybercrime. She has led interventions or advised on cases before the European Court of Human Rights, the French Conseil d’Etat, the Supreme Court of Canada, the UK and Kenyan courts among others. She has given evidence before the UK House of Lords Committee on social media and criminal offences. From 2013 to 2015, she was a member of the Council of Europe Expert Committee on Crossborder flow of Internet Traffic and Internet Freedoms (MSI-INT) and from 2012 until 2016, she was a member of the UK Multistakeholder Advisory Group on Internet Governance (MAGIG). She regularly speaks at public events and conferences on digital rights and Internet freedom issues around the world.

Prior to joining ARTICLE 19, Gabrielle worked as a registry lawyer at the European Court of Human Rights for four years. She holds an LLB – Maitrise de droit français (1stClass) from Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne – King’s College London and an MSc Human Rights (Distinction) from the London School of Economics. She was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2006

Senior Legal Officer
Senior Legal Officer Law and Policy Team

Maria Luisa Stasi

Maria Luisa Stasi

Maria Luisa joined ARTICLE 19 as Senior Legal Officer in 2018. Based in the London office, she contributes to the development of the organisation’s policies on infrastructure, competition, and regulatory framework for telecoms, internet providers and online service providers. She also provides legal support to the organisation’s regional offices on digital rights and media policy issues.

Prior to joining ARTICLE 19, Maria Luisa coordinated various projects at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies of the European University Institute, where she conducted research, policy and capacity building activities in the telecoms and media sector. Before that, she worked as associate lawyer at Bonelli Erede, an international law firm, where she advised clients on competition rules and represented them in proceedings before competition authorities and courts from various jurisdictions. Maria Luisa holds a law degree (distinction) from the University of Perugia, a Master’s degree on international relations from LUMSA University and an LLM on European Legal Studies from the College of Europe. She was admitted at the Italian Bar in 2008.

Senior Legal Officer
Senior Legal Officer Law and Policy Team

Paige Morrow
@paigemorrowlaw

Paige Morrow
@paigemorrowlaw

Paige is a Senior Legal Officer joining ARTICLE 19 in early 2019, focusing on the media and freedom of expression issues relating to elections. Previously, she led the Brussels office of a public interest law firm, practiced corporate litigation at a leading Canadian law firm, and held various positions relating to human rights and business. She also served on the faculty of the Masters of Law programme at the University of Kent Brussels School of International Studies.
She holds an LLM from the London School of Economics (Chevening Scholar), as well as degrees from the University of British Columbia School of Law and McGill University. She has submitted interventions in human rights cases before a number of national courts, and published widely on responsible business conduct, corporate governance and sustainable investment.
She has also served as an adviser or member of the board of directors of a range of human rights organizations.
Legal Officer
Legal Officer Law and Policy Team

Paulina Gutierrez

Paulina Gutierrez

Paulina is the former Digital Rights Programme Officer at ARTICLE 19 Mexico and Central America Office. She is an international human rights lawyer and Internet freedom advocate in Latin America. Paulina holds a degree in Law and another one in International Relations, she holds specialisation degrees on privacy, intellectual property and the Inter American Human Rights System. Her professional experience includes twelve years working on human rights policy research, human rights violations legal advisory, freedom of expression and gender issues. During the last four years she designed and developed the digital rights agenda for ARTICLE 19 Mexico and Central America Regional Office, including innovative approaches to study and exercise Freedom of Expression and Information online. She is also a member of INDELA’s Advisory Board and BENETECH’s Human Rights Program Advisory Board.

Head of Media Freedom
Head of Media Freedom Media Freedom Team

Pierre François Docquir
@pfd_FreeMedia

Pierre François Docquir
@pfd_FreeMedia

Pierre François is the Head of the Media Freedom Programme of ARTICLE 19.

Pierre François Docquir is a researcher and expert in the fields of Human Rights Law, Freedom of Expression and Media Law and Regulation. He joined ARTICLE 19 in 2015 as senior legal officer. He previously served as vice-president of the Conseil Supérieur de l’Audiovisuel in French-speaking Belgium (2007-2015). He obtained his PhD in Law in 2009 (Université Libre de Bruxelles) and was a lawyer at the Brussel’s Bar (2000-2004).

His work focuses on the protection of freedom of expression in the changing context of contemporary media landscapes. His publications include a volume on the evolution of media regulation in the age of convergence, a book on comparative free speech law (US-ECHR) and articles on various aspects of freedom of expression in worlds that are digitized (or not).

ECA Programme Officer & Media Freedom Programme Officer
ECA Programme Officer & Media Freedom Programme Officer ECA and Media Freedom Teams

Roberta Taveri
@roberta_veri

Roberta Taveri
@roberta_veri

Roberta joined ARTICLE 19 in September 2018 as the ECA Programme Officer, and also currently covers the role of Media Freedom Programme Officer. She focuses on the work on Spain and the Western Balkans and she provides support to ARTICLE 19’s Social Media Council initiative.

Roberta holds a Master degree in International Law from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London and degrees in Philosophy from the University of Bologna (Italy) and the University of Edinburgh. Roberta has worked for over 8 years in the human rights field at international level: she worked with UN-OHCHR and international NGOs in Uganda and Rwanda, as well as with the human rights section of the EU delegation to the UN in Geneva. Before joining ARTICLE 19, Roberta worked in the international department of the Law Society of England and Wales in London. Roberta speaks English, Spanish and Italian, and has a working knowledge of French.

Head of Projects
Head of Projects Projects Team

Inger Wong

Inger Wong

Inger manages the Projects Team in ARTICLE 19 where she leads strategic planning and good project management across the organisation including grant management, compliance, monitoring, learning and reporting. Her team also promotes organisational accountability and transparency. Prior to joining ARTICLE 19 in 2009, Inger was a Program Strategist at George P. Johnson, an international experience marketing company based in London. She previously worked in Honduras for Movimiento por la Paz, el Desarme y la Libertad (M.P.D.L.), a Spanish development organisation, and has worked for different United Nations agencies and international non-governmental organisation in Thailand and the United Kingdom. Inger holds an LLB in Law and European Legal Systems from the University of East Anglia and an MSc in Violence, Conflict and Development from the School of Oriental and African Studies.

Project Coordinator
Project Coordinator PROTECT Team

Debbie Solomon

Debbie Solomon

Debbie is the project coordinator for PROTECT a consortium programme

AAT qualified accountant with over 20 years experiences in the private sector, NGO and INGO’s.

She has an BSc 2:1 from Birkbeck University and an MSc Gender (Research) from The London School of Economics where her focus was the disavow of the Black Bisexual body.

Before joining ARTICLE 19 in 2011, she volunteered in the Educational Team  at Plan International and designed lesson plan for Primary and Secondary schools on Forced Marriage and Bullying

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