Deputy Director (Advocacy)
Robert Clarke serves as Deputy Directory (Advocacy) for ADF International at its office in Vienna, Austria.
The ‘Conscience of Europe?’
The European Court of Human Rights has the monumental task of protecting the most fundamental freedoms of more than 800 million citizens across 47 States. That’s a significant challenge given that the Court is asked to reconcile substantial disagreements between these States on controversial issues—and views on marriage, family, sanctity of life, and religious freedom are far less cohesive now than when the European Convention on Human Rights was drafted.More...
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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.
Jennifer Grace Lea
Legal Counsel, Europe
Jennifer Grace Lea serves as legal counsel, Europe, with ADF International, advocating for religious liberty, life, and the family. Lea focuses on human rights, EU, and public international law.
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.
Legal Officer, Europe
Lidia Rieder, PhD, serves as legal officer for ADF International in Vienna, Austria. She is a lawyer specializing in public international law and conducts high quality legal advocacy in Europe to promote and protect religious liberty, life, and the family, including marriage.