Lanna Hollo has worked with the Open Society Justice Initiative since 2005.
Based in Paris, Hollo focuses on issues of security, ethnic profiling, and other forms of discrimination. Her key work in France has involved a collective legal case against the French authorities for discriminatory identity check practices, advocacy, documentation, support to legal empowerment efforts, and technical support to civil society actors. Hollo has worked as a consultant on issues of discrimination, minority rights, conflict prevention, and security for organizations such as Amnesty International, the Council of Europe, Human Rights Internet, the Organization for Security and Co-operation Europe, and the United Nations Development Program. She previously worked with the Human Rights Directorate of the Council of Europe (1999-2004).
Hollo was also an adjunct Professor at Syracuse University’s Strasbourg campus for nearly a decade.