Virginia Dalla Pozza
Virginia has worked as a consultant for various organizations including legal firms, World Vision UK, UNICEF and the Council of Europe. Her areas of expertise include human rights, justice issues, the rights of the child and violence issues.
As a consultant at World Vision UK, she carried out a study on stigma affecting victims of sexual violence in conflict settings. In 2011, the Council of Europe commissioned her to draft a report on children’s perceptions of challenges to their rights whose findings where attached to the CoE Strategy on the Rights of the Child 2012-2015. During her experience at the European Union Agency for fundamental rights, she undertook legal and social research and analysis of child-friendly justice issues for the project Children and Justice and drafted a concept paper on poverty and social exclusion indicators.
At Milieu, Virginia has been involved in various projects related to justice and fundamental rights including hate speech and forced marriage. More recently, as a project manager she was in charge of an impact assessment of substantive admendments to the Commission proposal on legal aid in criminal proceedings as well as project manager of a study on cyberbullying among young people for the European Parliament.
Virginia graduated from the Law University of Bologna and completed a Master in children’s rights at the Edinburgh University and various legal courses of specialization
Languages: Italian, English, French