Peter Varga is a Staff Attorney at IRAP’s office in Berlin, Germany. In this role, Peter is responsible for individual representation of beneficiaries of international protection in the family reunification process to Sweden, as well as for litigation and advocacy to challenge difficulties in this process.
Prior to joining IRAP, Peter held the position as Associate Legal Officer and Focal Point for Sweden at the UNHCR Representation for the Nordic and Baltic Countries. Before that, he worked as a lawyer at the Swedish Refugee Law Center, where he also served as representative to the European Council for Refugees and Exiles (ECRE) and Country Expert to the Asylum Information Database (AIDA). Peter has also worked for private law firms in Stockholm, Sweden.
Peter holds a Master of Laws (LL.M.) from Stockholm University and has studied political science at the University of Lund, Sweden and Corvinus University in Budapest, Hungary. He has served on the board of the Swedish Section of the International Commission of Jurists. Peter speaks Swedish, English and Hungarian.