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.
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
- 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.