Zdravka Kalaydjieva

Born on 29 September 1951 in Sofia, Bulgaria

  • Master in Law, Faculty of Law of the University of Sofia, 1970-1975
  • Lawyer, member of the Sofia Bar Association, 1980
  • Founder, Board Member and Project Coordinator, Bulgarian Lawyers for Human Rights, since 1993
  • Teacher, researcher in the domain of legal protection of human rights, since 1993
  • Judicial Officer and Regional Coordinator, UN Mission in Bosnia and Herzegovina for the Judicial System Assessment Programme, 1999-2000
  • Judge of the European Court of Human Rights from 1 May 2008 to 28 February 2015