Agnieszka Bielecka is a London-based research assistant in the Europe and Central Asia Division. Prior to joining Human Rights Watch, Agnieszka worked in the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development of the European Commission. Before joining the UN, Agnieszka worked for the Women’s Rights Division at Human Rights Watch. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Modern Languages from the University of Warsaw, a Master's degree in Latin American Studies from the University of Cambridge, a Postgraduate Diploma in Climate Change and Development from SOAS University of London, and an LLM in Human Rights Law from the University College London. She speaks Polish, English, Spanish, French, and Portuguese.