Poleshchuk, Vadim

Estonia

Vadim Poleshchuk, Mag.iur., is a Legal Advisor-Analyst of the Legal Information Centre for Human Rights (LICHR) in Tallinn, Estonia.

In 2003-2004 Poleshchuk was an official Estonian observer to the Management Board of the European Monitoring Centre on Racism and Xenophobia (EUMC). In 2004 he became a head of the Estonian National Focal Point of the RAXEN network of the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA, former EUMC). Since 2004 he is acting as an Estonian expert in the European Network of Legal Experts in the Field of Non-Discrimination (the initiative of the European Commission).

Publications regarding various legal and political aspects of the minority situation in Estonia and Latvia, including citizenship related issues.