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CSCE :: Text Records ERIKA B. SCHLAGER - Serving as Counsel for International Law, Ms. Schlager joined the Commission staff in 1987. She follows OSCE and international legal issues, domestic compliance questions, the human rights situation of the Romani minority, and developments in Central Europe. She has staffed numerous OSCE meetings and has extensive experience drafting policy and legal analyses, as well as Commission publications. Ms. Schlager’s B.A. in History and Political Science is from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She was a Fulbright Fellow at the University of Warsaw and received an M.A. in Soviet Union Area Studies, Harvard University; a Diploma in International and Comparative Human Rights Law, International Institute on Human Rights (Strasbourg, France); and a J.D. with Honors from the George Washington University. She is a member of the Bars of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia.


CSCE :: Text Records ERIKA B. SCHLAGER - Serving as Counsel for International Law, Ms. Schlager joined the Commission staff in 1987. She follows OSCE and international legal issues, domestic compliance questions, the human rights situation of the Romani minority, and developments in Central Europe. She has staffed numerous OSCE meetings and has extensive experience drafting policy and legal analyses, as well as Commission publications. Ms. Schlager’s B.A. in History and Political Science is from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She was a Fulbright Fellow at the University of Warsaw and received an M.A. in Soviet Union Area Studies, Harvard University; a Diploma in International and Comparative Human Rights Law, International Institute on Human Rights (Strasbourg, France); and a J.D. with Honors from the George Washington University. She is a member of the Bars of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia.

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Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic (C), who serves as Chairman-in-Office of the OSCE in 2015, meeting with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (L) and Helsinki Commission Chairman Chris Smith (R) immediately after the February 25 hearing on Serbia's leadership of the OSCE. (Feb. 2015)