A panel titled “Human Rigths Protection at the UN and OSCE” was organized by the Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) Cyprus Policy Center and the Faculty of Business and Economics, Department of Political Science and International Relations. The panel took place on the 17th of October 2018 at the Old Senate room of the International Relations Department in EMU. Following the opening speech of Prof. Dr. Ahmet Sözen, Prof. Dr. Ewa Salkiewicz-Munnerlyn has given a seminer that addressed the mechanisms and tools used by the UN and the OSCE in their attempts to prevent human rights violations by monitoring countries and providing policy recommendations.
Dr Ewa Sałkiewicz-Munnerlyn is Polish diplomat, working at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs since 1991. She has been appointed the charge d’affaires at the Polish Embassy to the Holy See from 1993-1994. Afterwords she served as Polish consul at the Consular Division of the Polish Embassy in Washington D.C. from 1995-1999. She has been working several times as short term observer of the OSCE during parliamentary and presidential elections in Ukraine, Russia. Moldova and Belarus. She worked as Human Rights Officer of the OSCE in Macedonia (Skopje and Ohrid) and Bosnia and Hercegovina (Pale in Republika Srbska) from 2001-2005. She is teaching international law at the Academy Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski in Krakow, Poland. She taught diplomatic protocol, Holy See diplomacy at different Universities in Poland (WSB in Dąbrowa Górnicza, SAN in Krakow, Collegium Civitas, UKSW and UW in Warsaw. Each year she is teaching within Erasmus + international law at European Universities in Italy (Rome, Pisa, Cagliari, Naples) and other countries such as Turkey (Aydin University), France (Sorbonne), Lithuania (Vilnius). She holds Ph.D. from the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland and post-graduate diploma from the Institut des Hautes Etudes Internationales in Geneva, Switzerland. She worked as HRO at the United Nations in Geneva, Human Rights Commission from 1982 to 1984 and as assistant at the University of Geneva (1984-1986) and the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland from 1986-1990. She speaks English, French, Italian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish. She is married to American and live in Poland since 1999.