This page shows a selection of speakers at the Forum. For a full list of speakers please see the individual sessions in the programme.
Manfred Nowak is the Vice-Chairperson and Austrian Member of the FRA Management Board. He is also Professor of International law and Human Rights at Vienna University, Co-Director of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights and the chair of the independent human rights commission at the Austrian Ministry of Interior. From 2004 to 2010, he served as United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture. Before that Mr Nowak was a judge at the Human Rights Chamber in Bosnia (1996-2003). He has published more than 500 books and articles on international, constitutional, administrative and human rights law, and has received numerous awards in the field of human rights.