Brigitte Dufour is the Director of International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR). She oversees the management and operations of the organisation, represents the organisation in international fora, and takes the lead on fundraising and programme and partnership development. Based in Brussels, she is ideally placed to carry out advocacy before the EU institutions.
Simon Papuashvili joined IPHR’s Brussels team in 2012. He initially worked as a project coordinator, managing projects implemented in cooperation with partner groups. In 2017, he became Programme Director and is now in charge of programme development, management, and oversight, together with IPHR’s Director.
Programme Manager, Emergency Coordinator, Team Lead
Eastern Europe & South Caucasus | Ukraine Team
Svitlana Valko is responsible for project management, coordination of emergency measures, and general protection. She is a specialist in the documentation of war crimes, gross violations of human rights, and crimes against humanity. She is also a security trainer.
Dmytro Afanasiev joined IPHR’s team in December 2022 as a Field Researcher in the Ukraine office. He assists in the processing of evidence and planning a field fact-finding mission in Ukraine. Dmytro holds a Master’s degree in public administration from the National Technical University of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute”.
Anastasiya Donets joined IPHR team as a Legal Officer in July 2021. She specialises in monitoring gross human rights violations, war crimes, and crimes against humanity. Together with IPHR’s partner Global Diligence, she drafts joint submissions to international judicial and quasi-judicial mechanisms, including to the International Criminal Court and targeted sanctions mechanisms, as well as on cases subjects to universal jurisdiction.
Mariam joined the Legal Team of the IPHR in September 2023 as a Junior Legal Officer. She is responsible for contributing to the legal team's work in monitoring atrocity crimes and gross human rights violations, drafting submissions to the International Criminal Court, as well as on cases subject to universal jurisdiction.
Nuvola joined IPHR team in 2023. She contributes to the planning of investigations into suspected atrocity crimes committed by Russian forces in Ukraine and to drafting legal filings to international tribunals.
Tamar Beria joined IPHR’s team in January 2019 as a Project Officer in the Tbilisi office. She assists with project administration and coordination. Tamar holds a Bachelor’s degree in law from Tbilisi State University and a Master’s degree in Human Rights from the University of Essex.
Rachel joined IPHR in April 2015. She is programme director of the Central Asia team, and as such she oversees project implementation, conducts research and produces publications together with the organization’s partner groups, contributes to IPHR’s advocacy and project development and is a member of IPHR’s Editorial Board.
Ann-Sofie Nyman has been working for IPHR since its foundation in 2008. She is now Research, Publications & Policy Senior Advisor in the Central Asia Team. She works on research and publications together with IPHR’s partner groups, contributes to advocacy and communications, provides input on strategy development and policy issues and takes part in project development and implementation.
Andrea Strasser-Camagni joined IPHR in March 2020. She conducts research and produces publications together with the organisation’s partner groups, contributes to IPHR’s advocacy and project development and is a member of IPHR’s Editorial Board.
Nana Katchashvili joined IPHR’s team as a Project Officer in January 2019. She assists with project administration and coordination. Previously, she worked with the US Embassy in Georgia on several projects and also managed programmes at various non-governmental organisations.