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National Coordinator Biography


Christopher Hein, Head, Italian Council for Refugees

Mr. Hein is a German national who has practiced as a lawyer with the UNHCR in Central America, Asia, Europe and their headquarters for 12 years. In 1990 he founded and has since continued as Head of the Italian Council for Refugees. He served for eight years on the Executive Committee of ECRE. He has taught at the Universities of Rome, Naples and Madrid.

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