Director of United Nations Advocacy
Elyssa Koren serves as director of United Nations advocacy in New York City, where she oversees ADF International’s UN Headquarters and Geneva legal teams.
In The News
The Daily Signal: US Role in Human Rights on World Stage Is Constructive Engagement
National Review: The United Nations Holds Up COVID-19 Relief over Abortion
Newsweek: Walking the Walk on WHO Withdrawal
The Daily Signal: House Members Are Trying to Undercut Trump’s Pro-Life Policies at the UN
The Daily Signal: How the Abortion Debate Displaced Economics on the G-7 Agenda
The Daily Signal: The UN Redefines What It Means to Be a ‘Human’
Public Discourse: The Universal Declaration and the Distortion of Human Rights
The Daily Signal: Western Nations Abandon Consensus to Push Abortion Agenda at UN
The Daily Signal: Western Nations Try to Impose Radical ‘Sexuality Education’ at the UN
Public Discourse: The Fight over Abortion in the UN’s New International Development Agenda
Catholic News Agency: UN committee attacks Catholic Church
National Review: Holy See Forges Consensus Around Human Dignity at Rio+20
Senior Counsel, OAS & Latin America
Neydy Casillas, Esq. serves as senior legal counsel for the OAS and Latin America for ADF International at its Washington DC office. She has over a decade of legal experience in international law, family law, and civil law at international institutions such as the United Nations and the OAS.
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.
Legal Counsel, Europe
Felix Boellmann, PhD, serves as legal counsel, Europe, with ADF International, advocating for religious liberty, sanctity of life, and the family, including marriage.
Veritas Scholar, Europe
Ján Tomaštík is a Veritas Scholar for ADF International in Vienna. Serving as a member of the European Advocacy team, Tomaštík provides support by drafting legal and political documents on issues including right to life, religious freedom, and parental rights.