Board Members & Secretary General

The Global Campus Alumni renewed its Board in December 2018. The current elected Board Members are:

Amila Madžak, ERMA graduate 2017

based in Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

Amila finished ERMA programme in 2017, after which she joined the ERMA team on a position of an Academic Tutor. She holds a bachelor’s degree in international and Public Relations at the International University of Sarajevo. During her education, she was engaged in the NGO sector and has spent eight months in Brussels doing an internship in a think-tank Bruegel. Her field of interest revolves around European Integration, citizen’s political participation, and environmental activism and policy.

Amr Ismaeil Ahmed, ArMA graduate 2015

based in Maastricht (the Netherlands)

Amr is a researcher interested in criminal justice issues and access to justice as well as in the governance of the Internet, including online criminal activity. He holds an MSc in criminology and criminal justice from the Durham University and an MA from Global Campus/University Ca’ Foscari in Human rights and Democratisation in the MENA region (ArMA). He worked for several human rights organisations and academic institutions within the MENA region. He published on social movements in the MENA region, criminal justice in the region and on online networks.

Véronique Lerch, EMA graduate 1999

based in Lisbon (Portugal)

Véronique currently works as an independent human rights consultant. She was previously the head of the advocacy department of a large child rights organisation, SOS Children’s Villages International. She also worked on governance and corruption issues in Africa and the Middle East for Transparency International, the coalition against corruption; on more general human rights issues with the Council of Europe and on election observation with the OSCE.

The Global Campus Alumni appointed the current Secretary General in November 2017.

Carla Miranda, EMA graduate 2015

based in Brussels (Belgium)

Carla has a legal background and is specialized in Human Rights and Humanitarian Aid. Before leaving her hometown Rio de Janeiro, Brazil she used to work as a refugee lawyer and human rights activist. Driven by human connections and hands-on work, Carla has been collaborating with several grassroots organizations around the world in the past years. Her areas of expertise are refugee protection and integration and migrants’ rights. She is also involved in initiatives related to gender equality and environmental protection and is very keen on civil society projects. Carla graduated from EMA in 2015, but her first adventure in Venice was in 2013 when she joined the Summer School of Human Rights.