Arraiza, José-María


Dr. José-María Arraiza (Madrid, 1973) has researched and worked on minority issues (including language, citizenship, civil documents and land issues) in conflict, post-conflict scenarios and complex emergencies for agencies such as the UN (East Timor, Kosovo) and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (the Office of the High Commissioner on National Minorities in The Hague and the OSCE Mission in Kosovo) and the Norwegian Refugee Council. He has a PhD in comparative public law on the relation between autonomy design and minority rights (Åbo Akademi, Finland), an L.L.M. in Peace Support Operations, and the European Master’s Degree in Human Rights and Democratization. He is a member of the Statelessness Network Asia Pacific (SNAP).