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Association committee members


Kamelia Kemileva



Patrick Mutzenberg



Felix Kirchmeier


Kamelia holds an MBA on non-profit management from Geneva University and has in-depth experience in executive administration of non-profit organizations. She is also a lawyer, specialized in Swiss law relevant to international organizations, including expertise on the United Nations intergovernmental bodies which she teaches at the Geneva Graduate Institute. Before becoming co-director @Geneva Cities Hub, Kamelia was namely a Visiting Programme Director  for Switzerland at Wilton Park. She also worked at the Swiss Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the UN Office at Geneva.

Patrick holds a PhD in Human Rights at the Law Faculty of the University of Grenoble, France.  He founded the Centre in 2008 and works for the organization since 2010 as Director. Previously, Patrick worked for the Organisation Mondiale Contre la Torture (OMCT) as well as for Caritas Genève. He is also judge (juge assesseur) at the Criminal Tribunal in Geneva.

Felix holds a master’s degree in Political Science from the University of Freiburg, Germany. He is currently Executive Director of the Geneva Human Rights Platform. Before joining it, he worked at Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung where he served as Senior Programme Officer for Human Rights and Development and Focal Point for international human rights projects. He is skillful conference and training organizer and runs a training lab'.

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