Darian Pavli

Born on 7 April 1975 in Vlora, Albania

  • Bachelor of Laws, Faculty of Law, University of Tirana, 1993-1997
  • Master of Laws (LL.M.), Central European University, Budapest, Hungary, 1997-1998
  • Senior Attorney, Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) in Tirana, 1998-2000
  • Adjunct lecturer of constitutional law, University of Tirana, 1998 – 2000
  • Master of Laws (LL.M.), New York University Law School, United States of America, 2000-2001
  • Researcher on human rights situation in Southeast Europe, Human Rights Watch, 2001-2003
  • Senior Attorney, practice of international human rights law before major international courts and mechanisms, Open Society Justice Initiative, 2003-2015
  • Member of the drafting group of the Council of Europe Convention on Access to Official Documents, 2006-2008
  • Member of the drafting group of the Right to Information Model Law for the Organisation of American States, 2010
  • Lead drafter of the Albanian defamation law reforms (Criminal Code and Civil Code), 2012
  • Advisor, Special Parliamentary Committee on Justice Reform, Parliament of Albania, 2015-2016
  • Expert on human rights law and policy for the Council of Europe and other international organisations, Tirana, 2017-2018
  • Senior expert for a European Union project on the consolidation of the Justice System in Albania, 2018
  • Member of the Council of Europe’s Committee of Experts on Quality Journalism in the Digital Age (MSI-JOQ), 2018
  • Judge of the European Court of Human Rights since 7 January 2019.
Darian Pavli