Conducted By

Astrid Viaud

Astrid Viaud holds a doctorate in political and social sciences from the Catholic University of Louvain (UCL, Belgium). Her thesis analysed “The coercive action of the European Union with regard to sanctions in the international order: the cases of Iran, Syria, and Russia”. She is a policy analyst at Vocal Europe working on UN, EU and US economic sanctions, and Iran.

As part of our Monday Talks series supported by Science 14, we talked with Dunja Mijatović, Human Rights Commissioner of the Council of Europe (CoE). Vocal Europe’s Astrid Viaud conducted the interview with the Commissioner in Strasbourg at the CoE headquarters where the Human Rights Commissioner was asked about the human rights situation in Russia, Ukraine, Turkey, Western Balkans, and Catalonia.




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