Maria Herczog
Nationality Hungary
Committee Committee on the Rights of the Child
Date First Elected 02/21/2007
Date Term Expires 02/28/2011
Position on Committee Committee member
Professional Background Research and lecturing in the field of child welfare and child protection
Member of the ECOSOC as a civil society representative
Editor in chief of Family, Child, Youth professional journals

Other main activities in the field relevant to the mandate of the treaty body concerned:
In the past 15 years temporary expert and advisor on several related issues for UNICEF, WHO, Council of Europe
One of the authors of the Alternative NGO Report on Hungary on the implementation of CRC in 2005 on behalf of the Family, Child, Youth association
Participant in several international conferences as key note speaker, workshop leader, and in particular at many UNICEF events
Participation in international research projects in EU framework -AGIS, Daphne etc.
Educational Background1978 Karl Marx University of Economics, Budapest
1989 Doctoral thesis on institutional care of children under the age of 3, Karl Marx University of Economics, Budapest
1996 Ph.D. thesis on the dilemmas of the child protection system in Hungary,
Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest
Current occupation Senior Researcher, University lecturer
LanguageHungarian, English
Working LanguageEnglish