Building peace in the minds of men and women

World Press Freedom Day 2016

Wed, 4 May - 9:30 to 11:00

Plenary 2

Markku Suksi

Professor of Public Law, Åbo Akademi University (Finland)

Markku Suksi is Professor of Public Law at Åbo Akademi University (Finland), former director of the Institute for Human Rights and former Finnish E.MA National Director. He also was a member of the Editorial Committee of Mennesker&Rettigheter (Nordic Journal of Human Rights). Professor Suksi has published in the areas of fundamental rights, linguistic rights, territorial and non-territorial autonomy, constitutional law, administrative law, and comparative law. In 2015 he co-published Access to Information and Documents as a Human Right. Further, Prof. Dr. Suksi also has extensive experience in constitutional Law consultations and elections observation in countries as Hungary, Romania, Estonia and the Russian Federation.