INTERNATIONAL LAW ASSOCIATION (British Branch) LECTURE:
THE EUROPEAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS AT A TURNING POINT
Judge Linos-Alexander Sicilianos
European Court of Human Rights
The Rt Hon Lord Justice Laws
on Friday 9 March 2012, from 6-7.30pm
UCL Law Faculty
Bentham House, Endsleigh Gardens
London WC1H 0EG
Accredited with 1 CPD hour by the
Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board (Pending)
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Judge Sicilianos has been a Judge at the European Court of Human Rights since May 2011. He has a Law degree, University of Athens, 1983, a Masters degree in International Law, University Robert Schuman of Strasbourg, 1984, a Doctorate of Law, University Robert Schuman of Strasbourg, 1990. He was a lawyer before the Supreme Civil and Criminal Court and the Supreme Administrative Court (on leave), and has been a Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Athens, a Member (1997-2009) and Chairman (2003-2004) of the Committee of experts of the Council of Europe for the Improvement of Procedures for the Protection of Human Rights (DH-PR); a Member (2002-2009), Vice-Chairman (2004-2005) and Rapporteur (2008-2009) of the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD); a Member since 2000, then Vice-Chairman of the Greek National Commission for Human Rights, 2006-2011; a Member of the European Union Network of independent experts in the field of fundamental rights, 2002-2006; a Member of the Management Board since 2007 and member of the Executive Board of the Fundamental Rights Agency of the European Union, 2009-2011; a Member of the Curatorium of the Hague Academy of International Law, since 2010; a Member of the Scientific Board of the Revue trimestrielle des droits de l’homme and of the European Journal of International Law; a Member of the Administrative Board of the European Society of International Law.
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