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National Coordinator Biography


Turgut Tarhanli, Dean of Faculty of Law, Istanbul Bilgi University

Mr. Tarhanli teaches public international law, human rights law and humanitarian law, law of treaties, and refugee law at Istanbul Bilgi University. He has been actively involved in training programs on refugee law in cooperation with the UNHCR local office and related governmental agencies in Turkey. Mr. Tarhanli has been also an individual member of the Human Rights Council of the Prime Ministry of Turkey for two years. He is a member of the Istanbul Bar Association, American Society of International Law, Helsinki Citizens' Assembly, and Amnesty International.

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