Senior Counsel, Europe
Adina Portaru serves as senior counsel, Europe, for ADF International in Belgium, where she leads the work in Brussels with a particular focus on advocacy at the international institutions in Europe.
European Journal of Current Legal Issues: CJEU Cases C-157/15 Achbita and C-188/15 Bougnaoui: Following in the Footsteps of the European Court of Human Rights or Moving Away?
Nottingham Law Journal: Europe - In Search of a Soul? Article 17 TFEU and Its Functioning
European Yearbook on Human Rights: The EU Guidelines on Freedom of Religion or Belief at their Fifth Anniversary: Implementation Lagging Behind?
Romanian Review of European Law: Freedom of Expression Online. The Code of Conduct on Countering Illegal Hate Speech Online
For the Next Generations: Freedom of Conscience: A Question for Now and Future Generations
In The News
World Watch Monitor: EU Should ‘Put People of the World’ First in Quest for Religious Freedom Report
The Boston Pilot: EU Ruling against Workplace Hijab Draws Religious Freedom Criticism
World Magazine: Romania Approaches Marriage Crossroads
Catholic News Agency: Will Religious Freedom be Safeguarded in Europe?
Catholic Register: EU Ruling against Workplace Hijab Draws Religious Freedom Criticism
Oxford Human Rights Hub: The Maltese Equality Act: Friend or Foe of Freedom of Religion?
Public Discourse: Renting Wombs is a Human Wrong, not a Human Right
Volkerrechtsblog: Does 'Neutrality' Trump Religious Freedom?
Legal Counsel, United Nations
Ralph Rodriguez serves as legal counsel, United Nations, for ADF International. He works at UN Headquarters in New York, providing legal resources to UN diplomats in the Second and Third Committees, ECOSOC Commissions, and other special sessions.
Deputy Director (Advocacy)
Robert Clarke serves as Deputy Directory (Advocacy) for ADF International at its office in Vienna, Austria.
Director of Advocacy for Global Religious Freedom
Kelsey Zorzi serves as Director of Advocacy for Global Religious Freedom with ADF International. She leads efforts to address and counter global persecution against Christians and other religious minorities.