Johan Hallenborg

Johan Hallenborg holds a LL.M. degree with specialisation in human rights law and public international law from the Law Faculty at Lund University, Sweden, from where he graduated in 1998. Hallenborg was employed in 2005 as Sida’s Regional Adviser on Human Rights and Democracy in Southeast Asia, placed at the Swedish Embassy in Bangkok. He worked in this capacity until 2008, providing advice on human rights issues to Swedish development programmes throughout the Southeast Asian region. In 2008, Hallenborg joined the Department of International Law, Human Rights and Treaty Law at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs in Stockholm, where he currently is serving as a Deputy Director in the Human Rights Division. Since 2009, he has been extensively involved in the Swedish Government’s work on Internet freedom.

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