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Ivana Hrdlickova

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Known For: Legal Expert, Council of Europe
Country: Czech Republic

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Dr. Ivana Hrdlickova is a judge and a legal expert with the Council of Europe regarding anti-money laundering issues. She is also a researcher in Islamic Sharia, with a focus on human and women rights and Islamic finance in international and Islamic law. She has served on a number of international legal and judicial projects in this capacity, including the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership (EuroMed), which works to increase judicial cooperation between the Mediterranean-European Development Agreement (MEDA) countries. She has also worked with the CEELI Institute (Prague), Qatari Foundation (Qatar), International Association of Women Judges (IAWJ), and many other international organizations.

Dr. Hrdlickova holds a Masters Degree in Business and Criminal Law and a J.D.in Civil Law. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in International Law at Charles University in Prague and also is participating as a co-author on a book on human rights in Islam.

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