Dr Nazila Ghanea has been called to serve on the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Advisory Panel of Experts on freedom of religion or belief for a three-year term. This Panel of Experts is composed of 12 members from throughout the 57 participating States of the OSCE from Europe, Central Asia and North America. Falling within the human aspects of security and human rights dimension of the OSCEs work, the Panel of Experts is an advisory and consultative body dealing with OSCE political commitments relating to religious freedom. It assists participating States, OSCE field operations and civil society in preventing and responding to intolerance and discrimination based on religion or belief. It does this by reviewing legislation for governments, providing expert opinions and monitoring cases involving violations, and developing guidance in strengthening implementation of international standards.