Summer Faculty

Learn and interact with judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC), the International Court of Justice (ICJ), Special Rapporteurs and Committee members of United Nations, members of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, experts from prominent NGOs, and professors from all over the world.

English Courses

Flavia
 

Flavia Piovesan

Former Commissioner and Rapporteur on the Rights of LGBTI Persons, Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR)

crane
 

David Crane

Founding Chief Prosecutor, Special Court for Sierra Leone & Former Under Secretary General, United Nations

Rochus Pronk
 

Rochus J.P. Pronk

Strategic Advisor to the Netherlands’ Permanent Representation to United Nations in Geneva

Gerald Staberock
 

Gerald Staberock

General Secretary, World Organization against Torture, Geneva, Switzerland

Duffy
 

Helen Duffy

Founder, Human Rights in Practice, The Hague, The Netherlands, and Professor of human rights and humanitarian law, Leiden University

Claude Heller
 

Claude Heller

Chair, Committee Against Torture (CAT), United Nations, Eminent Ambassador of Mexico

Margaret Roggensack
 

Margaret Roggensack

Director of Market Engagement, Humane Society International, Washington, D.C.

Melish
 

Astrid Puentes Riaño

Expert Consultant in Environment, Human Rights and Climate Change

Jamie Williamson
 

Jamie Williamson

Executive Director, International Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers' Association (ICoCa), Geneva, Switzerland

Viviana Waisman
 

Viviana Waisman 

Founder GenEq Institute (GenEq). Waisman is a renowned expert in women's rights, international human rights law, and the application of an intersectional gender lens to legal issues. For over two decades, she founded and led the transnational feminist organization Women’s Link

Margaret Roggensack
 

Christie J. Edwards 

Head of Policy, Programmes, and Legal, Geneva Call

 
Tracey Begley
 

Tracey Begley

Legal Advisor for the Washington Delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross 

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Duygu Çiçek 

Counsel at the World Bank,Environment & International Law Practice Group (LEGEN)

Margaret Roggensack
 

Marcos A. Orellana

Special Rapporteur on Toxics and Human Rights, UN

 
Bala
 

Balakrishnan Rajagopal

United Nations Special Rapporteur on Housing, Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) 

Spanish Courses

Diego Rodríguez-Pinzón
 

Diego Rodríguez-Pinzón

Former Member, Committee Against Torture (CAT), United Nations, Co-director and Professorial Lecturer in residence, Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

Claudia Martin
 

Claudia Martin

Co-director and Professorial Lecturer in residence, Academy of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, American University Washington College of Law

Viviana Krsticevic
 

Viviana Krsticevic

Executive Director of the Center for Justice and International Law (CEJIL)

Eduardo
 

Eduardo Ferrer Mac-Gregor Poisot

Judge and former President, Inter-American Court of Human Rights, Organization of American States (OAS), San José, Costa Rica

Carlos
 

Carlos Ayala

Vice-president, Executive Committee, International Commission of Jurists

Eduardo
 

Felipe Gómez Isa

Professor of Public International Law at the University of Deusto, Director of the Programa de Formación en Derechos Humanos para Líderes Indígenas

Juan Méndez
 

Juan Méndez

Commissioner, International Commission of Jurists and Professor, American University Washington College of Law

Fausto Pocar
 

Fausto Pocar

Professor emeritus, University of Milan, Ad hoc Judge, International Court of Justice, and Former President, International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia

Viviana Krsticevic
 

Katya Salazar

Executive Director, Due Process of Law Foundation

Claudio Grossman
 

Macarena Saez

Executive director of the Women's Rights Division of Human Rights Watch.

 

Daniela Kravetz
 

Daniela Kravetz

Special Rapporteur on the State of Affairs of Human Rights in Eritrea, United Nations

Maria
 

Maria Clara Galvis

Former Vice-chair, Committee on Enforced Disappearances, United Nations

JULISSA
 

Juan Manuel Gomez Robledo

Judge of the International Court of Justice (2024-2033)

Claudia Martin
 

Tania Reneaum Panszi

Executive Secretary of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

Claudio Grossman
 

Claudio Grossman

Member, International Law Commission, United Nations, and Dean Emeritus, American University Washington College of Law

Pablo Saavedra
 

Pablo Saavedra

Secretary, Inter-American Court of Human Rights, Organization of American States, San José, Costa Rica

Rodrigo Uprimny
 

Rodrigo Uprimny

Former Vice-Chair, Committee on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights, United Nations

Rodrigo Uprimny
 

Concepcion Escobar Hernandez

Professor of International Law at UNED,Member of the UN International Law Commission

Pablo Saavedra
 

Ezequiel Heffes

Director of Watchlist on Children and Armed Conflict, PhD in International Law

Rodrigo Uprimny
 

Victor Abramovich

Deputy Solicitor General, Supreme Court of Justice, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Rodrigo Uprimny
 

Catalina Botero 

Director of the UNESCO Chair on Freedom of Expression at Universidad de Los Andes, co-chair of the Oversight Board of Facebook and Instagram

Pablo Saavedra
 

Jorge Meza Flores

Deputy Executive Secretary for the System of Petitions, Cases and Friendly Solutions of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

Rodrigo Uprimny
 

Amaya Úbeda de Torres

Senior Legal Officer, Council of Europe Associated Lecturer at the IE University

Rodrigo Uprimny
 

Pedro Vaca Villareal

Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR)

Pablo Saavedra
 

Santiago A. Canton 

Secretary-General of the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ)