Vicky Germanakou

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Vicky Germanakou
Vicky Germanakou
With FWC September 2008 – July 2011
Title Project Coordinator and Legal Advisor
Key Project(s) Good practice (Torture Victims)
Strengthening Asylum
Degree(s) MA, MA, BA
Filed(s) of study Political Science, Public Administration, International Relations, Human Rights and Democratisation
University(ies) University of Malta, University of Indianapolis, University of Athens

Vicky Germanakou joined the Humanitarian Affairs Unit of Future Worlds Center in 2008 originally as Legal Advisor and in March 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) and a Master of Arts in Human Rights & Democratisation (University of Malta). She has worked as a human rights 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.