Ms Anna Autio

Anna Autio holds a BA Honours from the University of Oxford, an LL.B. Graduate Law from the University of Sydney, a Certificat de droit transnational from the University of Geneva, a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice from the College of Law, Australia, and an MA from King's College London. She was admitted as a Lawyer of the Supreme Court of New South Wales, Australia, in 2007.

Ms Autio has extensive experience in international human rights law. The themes of her human rights work include the protection of human rights in conflict and post-conflict contexts, rule of law and access to justice, and the rights of women, children, displaced persons, Indigenous Peoples, ethnic minorities, LGBTI persons, and persons with disabilities.

Ms Autio led the World Bank's human rights trust fund in Washington D.C., and headed UNESCO's Tunis office and its support to the Tunisian government, constitutional authorities, and civil society on human rights matters. She also worked as legal officer for UNEP and as an attorney focused on public international law and European Union law with international law firms in Brussels.

The Head of Mission of EULEX appointed Ms Autio as Member of the Human Rights Review Panel on 26 June 2019.