Vicky Germanakou

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Vicky Germanakou
Vicky Germanakou
With FWC March 2007 - Today
Title Project Coordinator and Social Advisor
Key Project(s) Good practice (Torture Victims)
Degree(s) MSc, Bachelors
Filed(s) of study Psychology
University(ies) Brunel University (UK), Athens University (Greece)

Vicky Germanakou joined the Humanitarian Affairs Unit of Future Worlds Center in 2007 originally as Legal Advisor and in May 2010 as Project Coordinator for the Unit for the Rehabilitation of Victims of Torture and for the Good practice (Torture Victims) project.

Short Bio

Vicky holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science & Public Administration (University of Athens), a Master of Arts in International Relations (University of Indianapolis), a Master of Arts in Human Rights & Democratisation (University of Malta) and is a PhD Candidate in International Human Rights Law at the Irish Center for Human Rights (National University of Ireland, Galway). She has worked as a doctoral fellow and researcher in Ireland and as a legal advisor in the UNHCR funded program ‘Strengthening Asylum for Refugees and Asylum-seekers in Cyprus’, which runs under Future Worlds Center. She was trained by UNHCR Cyprus Representation on Refugee Status Determination procedure (preparation, interviews, assessment), RSD monitoring, resettlement procedure and legal advising on individual cases/complains.