Dieter von BlarerLic.iur. Lawyer, 1956
Dieter von Blarer studied law in Fribourg (Switzerland) and passed the Basellandschaftliche Anwaltsexamen in 1984 after internships.
Subsequently, he worked as a lawyer and was particularly active in the field of migration and refugee law.
After a brief assignment for the UNHCR in Iraq (1991), Dieter worked from 1999 onwards, first for the OSCE in Kosovo (human rights monitoring) and then for the FDFA in Central Asia (human security and conflict transformation).
From 2006 to 2013 Dieter worked as an ombudsman in jobsharing for the Canton of Basel-City.
Since 2014 he has been working again as a lawyer and as a consultant for international projects and evaluations (Central Asia/Ukraine/Kosovo).
Dieter von Blarer is also president of the association humanrights.ch.