Alexander Papachristou

Alexander Papachristou

Alexander Papachristou is Executive Director of theĀ Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice, an international public interest law program of the New York City Bar Association, providing pro bono legal support to civil society organizations worldwide. He serves as the board secretary of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, board member of Bard College Berlin, and member of the advisory boards of the Prison Journalism Project and the Environmental Reporting Collective. He is the former president of the Near East Foundation, which empowers vulnerable communities in the Middle East and Africa to address conflict, migration, and climate change. Alexander lived in Russia from 1989 to 1993, where he opened and ran the Moscow office of law firm White & Case and wrote a column for the Moscow Times. From 1994 to 2007, he served as managing director and general counsel at NCH Capital, Inc. He also worked in the law firm of Clifford & Warnke in Washington, DC and was policy assistant to New York Governor Mario C. Cuomo. He served as law clerk to US District Judge Myron H. Thompson in the Middle District of Alabama.

Archive Sessions and Events Featuring Alexander Papachristou

Jun 62024

Safety Starts with a Contract

This interactive workshop enables visual journalists to confidently negotiate contractual terms to ensure fair treatment and safe working conditions.

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