Peter Zalmayev "has been with the International League for Human Rights as CIS Program Coordinator since September 2000. He is responsible for the League's extensive visitors' program, organizing NGO briefings for experts of United Nations treaty-monitoring bodies and representatives of Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe and Council of Europe, communicating with partners in CIS countries and maintaining informational exchange with policy makers in the United States, Europe and CIS. Mr. Zalmayev has traveled extensively in countries of the former Soviet Union and continues to make regular trips to the region as a representative of the League. Before coming to the League, Mr. Zalmayev worked at the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America and Global Policy Forum. He received his double bachelor's degree from Freed-Hardeman University."