European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI)

 

   
 

Mr Blagoy VIDIN

 

 
 

Education and academic qualifications
 
1976-1981: Masters in International Law, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia.
 
1983-1986: PhD in International Law, Lomonosov Moscow State University.
 
October 1996: Research work, Université catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium.
 
November 1997: Research work, College of Europe, Bruges, Belgium.
 
October-December 1999: Research work, T.M.C. Asser Instituut, Asser College Europe, the Hague, Netherlands.
 
Professional activities
 
2005-2012: Member, Commission for Protection against Discrimination, Sofia, Bulgaria.
 
Since 2002-: Professor, International and EU Law, New Bulgarian University, Sofia, Bulgaria.
 
Since 1987-: Professor, Public International Law and International Relations; Head, Department of International Law and International Relations (1999-2008); Vice-Dean (1993-1998), Faculty of Law, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Bulgaria.
 
Publications
 
Human Rights - International Legal Acts (a collection of essays), Sofia University, 1993 (edictor).
 
Public International Law, General Part (a textbook), Sofia University, 1999.
 
Public International Law, General Part (a distance-learning textbook), Sofia University, 1999.
 
International Relations, International Law, Diplomacy (a short encyclopaedia), SIELA, 2001 (co-author).
 
Asylum in International Law, Avangard Prima, 2010.
 
International Legal Regime of Use of Force, Avangard Prima, 2010.
 
Language skills
 
Bulgarian: native speaker
English: independent user
French: independent user
Russian: proficient user
 
Other relevant information
 
Membership:
 
- Former associate member of the Consultative Council to the Minister of Foreign Affairs.
 
- Member of the Bulgarian Branch of the International Law Association.
 
- Member of the Union of Scientists in Bulgaria.
 
- Member of the Union of Jurists in Bulgaria.