Christian ÅhlundExecutive Director | International Legal Assistance Consortium (ILAC)
Member of Hague Rule of Law Network
Senior partner at Sju Advokater, Stockholm; various international consultancies in human rights and legal reform; in-depth work in Central America (´80s), South Africa (early ´90s) and the Balkans (late ´90s); Director General for Human Rights in the OSCE Mission to Sarajevo 1997; Executive Director of ILAC since 2002; representing Sweden in Council of Europe´s European Commission against Racism and Intolerance since 2005, currently as Vice-Chair.
Rule of Law expertise
- Judicial reform
- Human Rights
- Access to justice
Country / region expertise
- The Balkans
- South Africa
- Central America and Haiti
- Received the International Bar Association’s annual “Rule of Law Award” in 2004.
- Executive Director of ILAC, a consortium representing millions of people worldwide.
- Created a country-wide legal aid program in Haiti, which employs more than 200 Haitian lawyers – and which has in less than 3 years had almost 5000 persons released from prison.