Eurico Pedrosa

Administrator in the European Parliament Secretariat, in charge of supporting MEPs to pursue the human rights and democracy support strategy of the European Parliament, of which the Sakharov Prize is a centrepiece. Has been working since 2020 with People in Need to coordinate the European Parliament's participation in the OWFF as a powerful tool to promote the engagement of MEPs with the laureates causes and civil society through documentary films.

Žiga Faktor

Žiga Faktor works as the Deputy Director and Head of the Brussels office of EUROPEUM. His field of expertise includes EU Institutions and EU Enlargement Policy. Furthermore, he focuses on the relations of the EU with the countries of the Western Balkans, Eastern Europe, and Turkey, with special attention to the aspects of democratization through European integration. Other points of his interest are the conflict resolutions of the wars in former Yugoslavia and violence in the Northern Ireland during the Troubles. 

Nora Wehofsits

Nora Wehofsits is an International Advocacy Officer at Human Rights House Foundation (HRHF) and its Brussels-based representative. She works to advance HRHF’s objectives at the European level and provides strategic advocacy support to HRHF’s partners. Previously, Nora led advocacy activities of the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF). Further work included editorial occupations, project management and sustainability communication. Nora has an academic background in communication science and international criminology. She is a member of the art association KV Leipzig.