Human Rights Speaker Series


Location: B036 Geddes Hall

The European System of Human Rights Protection



Anisa Metalla

LL.M. Program in International Human Rights Law

The Klau Center is proud to support this new speaker series, presented by Human Rights ND. The Human Rights ND speaker series brings human rights advocates, current master’s students in the LL.M. Program in International Human Rights Law, together with the wider Notre Dame community for informal presentations on current topics in regional human rights.

Anisa Metalla received her law degree from the University of Tirana in 2009, where she also received her Master’s degree in Civil Law. She started her career working for the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Albania. After taking the Bar Exam, she began working as a lawyer for Tirana Legal Aid Society, where she has been practicing human rights litigation and managing many projects on legal aid and access to justice, rule of law, and human rights issues. She has been a senior lawyer for many years and her latest cases are currently under review by the European Court of Human Rights. Ms. Metalla is the recipient of a scholarship from the prestigious 2018-2019 Fulbright Foreign Student Program.