Foundation Inostrannyi Agent – Human Rights Initiative for the former USSR

Patrons of the Foundation

The Foundation Inostrannyi Agent has a number of prominent people who agreed to be Patrons of the organization. They support the goals of the Foundation and help us in our work. The current patrons of our foundation are:

Paula Jon Dobriansky (United States), senior fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government and former Under Secretary of State in 2001-2009.

Leonidas Donskis (Lithuania), Member of European Parliament and visiting Professor of Political Science at Vytautas Magnus University in Kaunas, Lithuania

Andre Glucksmann (France),philosopher

Semyon Gluzman (Ukraine), psychiatrist, former political prisoner (1972-1982) and President of the Ukrainian Psychiatric Association

Luke Harding (United Kingdom), journalist and former Moscow correspondent of The Guardian

Andrei Kovalev (Belgium) - former diplomat at the Division for Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the USSR

David J. Kramer (United States) - former President of Freedom House

Bohdan Nahaylo (Switzerland), is British specialist on Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, on contemporary Ukraine and on human rights issues. He was formerly with Amnesty International and Radio Liberty/Radio Free Europe. From 1994 he was a senior policy adviser for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Peter Reddaway (United States) – Professor Emeritus of Soviet and Post-Soviet Studies, London School of Economics and George Washington University

Loren Roth (United States), Professor of Psychiatry, Dean of the Medical School, University of Pittsburgh and Head of the US State Department Delegation to the USSR in 1988-1989 that investigated the political abuse of psychiatry in the USSR

Richard Shifter (United States), former Assistant Secretary of State for Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs, State Department, USA

Huub Stapel (Netherlands),actor

Sir Andrew Wood (United Kingdom), former UK ambassador to Russia (1995-2000), currently an Associate Fellow of Chatham House





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