Julia Haas


Julia Haas is an international law and human rights expert who has focused on international relations, the intersection of technology and human rights, and the prevention of marginalization. As Adviser to the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, she works on policy research and development in the field of internet governance and digital participation, with a particular emphasis on the impact of artificial intelligence on freedom of expression, digital and legal safety of journalists, gender and online pluralism. Previously, she worked as legal officer and human rights adviser at the Austrian Ministry for Foreign Affairs. Julia sits on the advisory board for the Vienna Forum for Democracy and Human Rights, holds a Master’s degree in Law from the University of Vienna, an Information and Media Law LLM and is a PhD candidate on the impact of digital innovations on freedom of the media. In 2023, she received the OSCE Gender Focal Point award.