Nelu Burcea serves as the IRLA’s liaison to the United Nations in New York and Geneva, and as its representative within the international community of civic and political leaders. He was the General Manager of Hope Channel Romania (2003-2009) and producer of the TV program “The Right to Hold an Opinion” for over 200 episodes – with the purpose of promoting human rights. He has been involved in academic research since 2011 by organizing international scientific conferences. He was the founder and editor of the Journal for Freedom of Conscience.
Dr. Burcea has a PhD in Economics specializing in Management Business Ethics, a Masters degree in Management of Business Development, and a Theology degree. He has also completed postgraduate study in Media and Marketing and Diplomatic Protocol and Communication and a Postdoctoral fellow at Harvard University focusing on the area of religious freedom.