Honor Jury for the Human Rights Essay Awards

2021

The Academy is pleased to announce the Honor Jury for the 2021 Human Rights Essay Awards.

Kwadwo Appiagyei-Atua, Associate Professor, School of Law University of Ghana (ENG)
Freya Baetens, Professor of Public International Law, PluriCourts Centre, Oslo University (ENG)
Christian M. De Vos, Senior Advocacy Officer, Open Society Justice Initiative, Open Society Foundations New York (ENG)
Par Engstrom, Senior Lecturer, Human Rights Institute of the Americas, University College London (ENG)
Carla Ferstman, Senior Lecturer, School of Law, University of Essex (ENG)
Robert Goldman, Professor of Law and Louis C. James Scholar at American University Washington College of Law, Co-Director of WCL’s Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (ENG)
Sarah Joseph, Professor of Human Rights Law and commenced, Griffith University, Queensland (ENG)
Diego Rodriguez-Pinzon, Member, Committee Against Torture (CAT), United Nations, Co-Director & Professorial Lecturer-in-Residence, Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, American University Washington College of Law (ENG)
Ben Saul, Challis Chair of International Law, University of Sydney (ENG)
Santiago Canton, Ex Secretario de Derechos Humanos Provincia de Buenos Aires. Ex Secretario Ejecutivo Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos (CIDH) (SPA)
Claudio Grossman, Professor of Law and Dean Emeritus R. Geraldson Scholar for International and Humanitarian Law, American University Washington College of Law (SPA)
Claudia Martin, Co-Director & Professorial Lecturer-in-Residence, Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, American University Washington College of Law (SPA)
Ariela Peralta, Secretaria Ejecutiva, Instituto de Políticas Públicas en Derechos Humanos (IPPDH) Mercosur (SPA)
Graciela Rodríguez Manzo, Directora Ejecutiva, Comisión Mexicana de Defensa y Promoción de los Derechos Humanos (SPA)
Daniela Salazar, Vicepresidenta y Jueza, Corte Constitucional del Ecuador (SPA)
Martín Sigal, Director del Centro de Derechos Humanos de la Facultad de Derecho de la Universidad de Buenos Aires (SPA)
Carmen Rosa Villa Quintana, Miembro, Comité contra las Desapariciones Forzadas, Naciones Unidas (SPA)

2020

Carlos Ayala, Vice President, International Commission of Jurists (SPAN)
María Clara Galvis, Vice President, United Nations Committee on Enforced Disappearances (SPAN)
Claudia Paz y Paz, Director, Central American and Mexico Program, CEJIL (SPAN)
Joel Hernández, Member, Inter-American Commission of Human Rights (SPAN)
Felipe Gómez, Professor of Public International Law, Institute of Human Rights, Deusto School of Law, Bilbao, Spain (SPAN)
Diego Rodriguez-Pinzon, Member, Committee Against Torture (CAT), United Nations, Co-Director & Professorial Lecturer-in-Residence, Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, American University Washington College of Law (SPAN)
Leo Zwaak, Senior Lecturer in International Protection of Human Rights, Utrecht University (ENG)
Marie Laure Basilien-Gainche, Professor in Law, University Jean Moulin Lyon, Lyon, France (ENG)
Larry Garber, Independent Consultant, Adjunct Faculty, George Washington University and Carnegie Mellon University (ENG)
Doug Cassel, Notre Dame Presidential Fellow, Professor Emeritus of Law (ENG)
Claudia Martin, Co-Director & Professorial Lecturer-in-Residence, Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, American University Washington College of Law (ENG)
Michael Camilleri, Director, Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program, Inter-American Dialogue (ENG)

2019

Gudmundur Alfredsson, Professor, China University of Political Science and Law (ENG)
Massimo Frigo, Senior Legal Advisor, International Commission of Jurists (ENG)
Claudia Martin, Co-Director & Professorial Lecturer-in-Residence,  Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, American University Washington College of Law (SPA)
Siobhán Mullally, Professor of Law and Director, Centre for Criminal Justice and Human Rights at University College Cork, Ireland (ENG)
Marcia V. J. Kran,  Member,  Human Rights Committee,  United Nations (ENG)
Pia Oberoi, Advisor on Migration and Human Rights , United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (ENG)
Sandra Ratjen, International Advocacy Director, Franciscans International (ENG)
Laura Van Waas, Co-Director, Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion (ENG)
Nerea Aparicio, Director, Latin America and Caribbean Division, American Bar Association (SPAN)
Alvaro Botero, Relatoría sobre Derechos de los Migrantes, Comisión Interamericana de los Derechos Humanos (CIDH) (SPAN)
Pablo Ceriani Cernadas, Director, Specialization in Migration and Asylum from a Human Rights Perspective, University of Lanús (SPAN)
Ana Lorena Delgadillo, Executive Director, Foundation for Justice and the Democratic State of Law (SPAN)
Felipe González, Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants, United Nations, Director and Professor, Master in International Human Rights Law, Diego Portales University, (SPAN)
Francisco Quintana, Program Director, Andean Region, North America, and the Caribbean, Center for Justice and International Law (CEJIL) (SPAN)
Diego Rodriguez-Pinzon, Member, Committee Against Torture (CAT), United Nations, Co-Director & Professorial Lecturer-in-Residence, Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, American University Washington College of Law (ENG)

2018

Margarette May Macaulay, Commissioner, Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, Organization of American States (ENG)
Diego Rodriguez-Pinzon, Co-Director & Professorial Lecturer-in-Residence,  Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, American University Washington College of Law (ENG)
Marcia V. J. Kran,  Member,  Human Rights Committee,  United Nations (ENG)
Daniela Kraiem, Associate Director,  Women & the Law Program,  American University Washington College of Law  (ENG)
Osai Ojigho Director, Amnesty International Nigeria (ENG)
Dubravka Šimonovic, Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women, its causes and consequences, United Nations (ENG)
Claudia Martin, Co-Director & Professorial Lecturer-in-Residence,  Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, American University Washington College of Law (SPA)
Teresa Fernández Paredes,  Senior Attorney, Women’s Link Worldwide  (SPA)
Mariela Labozzetta, Chief Prosecutor,  Specialized Unit for Violence Against Women (UFEM), Public Prosecutor's Office of Argentina (SPA)
Monica Roa, Independent Consultant (SPA)
Carlos Rivera, Director, Legal Defense Institute (SPA)
Alejandra Negrete Morayta, Commissioner,  National Commission for the Prevention and Eradication of Violence against Women, Secretaría de Gobernación (SPA)

2017

Robert Goldman, Professor & Louis C. James Scholar, American University Washington College of Law (ENG)
Claudia Martin, Co-Director and Professorial Lecturer-in-Residence, Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, American University Washington College of Law (ENG)
Diane Marie Amann, Special Adviser on Children in and affected by Armed Conflict, Office of the Prosecutor, International Criminal Court (ENG)
Jean-Marie Henckaerts, Head, Commentaries Unit, Legal Division, International Committee of the Red Cross (ENG)
Larissa van den Herik, Vice-Dean and Professor of public international law, Leiden Law School, Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies, Leiden University (ENG)
Christie Edwards, Director, International Humanitarian Law, American Red Cross (ENG)
Fausto Pocar, Judge, International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ENG)
Claudio Grossman, Dean Emeritus, American University Washington College of Law (SPA)
Diego Rodríguez-Pinzón, Co-Director and Professorial Lecturer-in-Residence, Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, American University Washington College of Law (SPA)
Alejandro Valencia Villa, Independent Consultant on Human Rights, Humanitarian Law and Transitional Justice (SPA)
Felipe Gomez Isa, Professor of International Public Law, Pedro Arrupe Institute of Human Rights, University of Deusto (SPA)
Elizabeth Salmón Gárate, Director, Institute for Democracy and Human Rights, Pontifical Catholic University of Peru (SPA)
Consuelo Ramón Chornet, Director and Professor of International Public Law and International Relations, Institute of Human Rights, University of Valencia (SPA)
Sylvain Vité, Legal Advisor, International Committee of the Red Cross (SPA)

2016

Diego Rodríguez-Pinzón, Co-Director and Professorial Lecturer-in-Residence, Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, American University Washington College of Law (ENG)
Julian Burger, Visiting Professor, Human Rights Centre, University of Essex, Essex, UK (ENG)
Pacifique Manirakiza, Professor of Law, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada (ENG)
Siobhan McInerney-Lankford, Senior Counsel, Legal Vice Presidency, The World Bank, Washington, D.C. (ENG)
Peter Rosenblum, Professor of International Law and Human Rights, Bard College, Annandale-On-Hudson, NY (ENG)
Claudio Grossman, Chair, Committee Against Torture, United Nations and Dean, American University Washington College of Law (SPA)
Claudia Martin, Co-Director and Professorial Lecturer-in-Residence, Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, American University Washington College of Law (SPA)
Katya Salazar, Executive Director, Due Process of Law Foundation, Washington, D.C. (SPA)
Astrid Puentes, Executive Co-Director, Interamerican Association for Environmental Defense (AIDA), Mexico (SPA)
Marcos Orellana, Director, Human Rights and Environment Program, Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL), Washington, D.C. (SPA)
Aldo Caliari, Director, Rethinking Bretton Woods Project, Center of Concern, Washington, D.C. (SPA)

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