Eve Geddie announced as new Director of Amnesty International EU Office

Available for interview

Eve Geddie has been appointed as Head of Amnesty International European Institutions Office and Director of Advocacy, where she will spearhead the organisation’s work advocating towards the European Union (EU) and the Council of Europe (CoE).

Geddie, an Irish national, comes to Amnesty International with 12 years’ experience working in Brussels on migrants’ rights, and an academic background in international human rights law.

Eve Geddie, Director of the Amnesty International, European Institutions Office, said:

“This is an incredibly exciting time to join Amnesty International. Human rights remain Europe’s best tool to meet the challenges that we face, both inside and outside the European Union. I am looking forward to working with the fantastic team in Brussels and Strasbourg to ensure that people fighting for freedom, justice and equality are heard in the corridors of power.”

For more information or to arrange an interview, contact Alison Abrahams on alison.abrahams@amnesty.org+32 2 548 27 73 or +32 483 680 812

For a full overview of the work of the European Institutions Office see www.amnesty.eu

Eve is on twitter @evegeddie