ANDREEA CRACIUN

Temporary address

1066 Budapest VI, Dessewffy ut. 8-10, I/em 15A Hungary (until 30/06/2004)Tel: +36 70 567 2657Email: L03CRA01@student.ceu.hu

Permanent address
Str. Nicolae Titulescu 16, E3/8
Ramnicu-Valcea,Romania
Tel: +40 250 743480
Email: andreeacraciun1@yahoo.com
Birth Date: 22/05/1981, Romania

EDUCATION

Central European University (CEU), Budapest, Hungary (HU) 2003-2004
§ LL.M Degree in Human Rights
§ Awarded Full Fellowship
§ Thesis prepared: "Democracy Assistance in Romania and China with Focus on Judicial Reform. Comparative Study."

Simion Barnutiu Law School, Sibiu, Romania (RO) 1999-2003
§ Bachelor of Laws Degree (LL.B)
§ Comprehensive examination grade: 9.5/10
§ Thesis prepared: "Freedom of the Press: Theory and Practice in the System of the European Convention on Human Rights"; graded 10/10

TRAININGS AND CONFERENCES

Effective Advocacy on Human Rights Training, Budapest, HU February 2004

Conference on Militant Democracy, Budapest, HU December 2003

Democratic Leadership Program (DLP), Budapest, HU Sept-Oct 2003
§ Giving me priority to sponsorship and networking within Council of Europe

Communication and Teamwork Training, ELSA, Sibiu, RO November 2002

Leadership and Conflict Management Training, ELSA, Sibiu, RO December 2001

National Public International Law Conference, Sibiu, RO October 2000

EXPERIENCE

Public Interest Law Initiative, Budapest, HU 2004
Intern
§ Desk research for the Access to Justice Project, Country Report on Romania
§ Identified changes in legislation and provide analytical summaries of relevant provisions
§ Kept track of the events in the field of access to justice and free legal aid
§ Executed translation of various legal documents
§ Updated the Web site of the organization

European Roma Rights Center, Budapest, HU 2003-2004
Intern
§ Desk research for the Country Report on France
§ Provided thorough analysis of the French and international legislation on the issue of the right of freedom of movement for the Roma


Court of First Instance, Sibiu, RO 2002-2003
Intern
§ Hands-on experience in the handling of criminal and civil trials
§ Administrative attributions

Rene Cassin European Human Rights Competition, Strasbourg, France (FR) 2002
§ Provided the oral pleading as well as the written memoranda for the Lucian Blaga University
§ Acquired excellent knowledge of the European Court jurisprudence and proceedings
§ 12th place out of 56

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Human Rights Students' Initiative (HRSI), Budapest, HU 2004

European Law Students' Association (ELSA), Sibiu, RO 1999-2003

President of the Human Rights Student Workshop, Sibiu, RO 2002-2003

Student's Representative, S. Barnutiu Law School, Sibiu, RO 2000-2003

PUBLICATIONS

Acta Universitatis Lucian Blaga- Seria Jurisprudentia (Law School Review), Sibiu, RO 2002
§ Crime on the Internet and the dissolution of political parties at the Rene Cassin European Human Rights Competition 2002

SKILLS

Languages
§ Romanian (mother tongue)
§ English (fluent)
§ French (fluent- DALF- Diplôme approfondi de langue française, French Ministry of Education)
§ Italian (intermediate)
§ Spanish (conversational)

Computer proficiency
§ Certificates for Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, Linux, Webpage Creation and End Note
§ Excellent command of Internet browsers (Explorer, Netscape- Diploma for Inter-Country English Language Projects Using Internet and Popular Computer Applications Course, Alba-Iulia, Romania)

Other
§ Team spirit,
§ Interpersonal communication and PR skills,
§ Ability to work under pressure,
§ Attention to detail and deadlines,
§ Excellent analytical skills and ability to logically organize written material,
§ Openness and flexibility.

References available upon request