Curriculum Vitae of Dr. Linos-Alexander Sicilianos, Professor, Judge of the Eur. Court of Human Rights
Linos-Alexander Sicilianos: Judge at the European Court of Human Rights (since 2011); Member of the Curatorium of the Hague Academy of International Law; Associate Member of the Institute of International Law; Member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration;Professor Dr., Faculty of Law, University of Athens.
Activities within the UN system: Member (2002-2009), Vice-chairman (2004-2006) and Rapporteur (2008-2009) of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination ; Member of the Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent (2009-2011); Member of the Greek Delegation to the UN General Assembly (1996-2001) and the Commission of Human Rights (2005).
Activities within the Council of Europe: Member and former Chairman of the Committee of Experts of the Council of Europe for the Improvement of Procedures for the Protection of Human Rights (1997-2010); independent expert, invited by the Council of Europe in a number of missions in Slovenia, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Moldova, Ukraine, Albania and Azerbaijan (1995-2003).
Activities within the EU: Member of the Administrative Board (2007-2012) and the Executive Board (2009-2011) of the EU Fundamental Rights Agency; Member of the EU Network of Independent Experts in the field of Fundamental Rights (2002-2006).
Visiting Professor at various Universities, Academies or Institutes, including The Hague Academy of International Law (Director of Studies, 1996, Director of the Centre for Studies and Research, 2000, course, 2005), Paris-I (Panthéon-Sorbonne), Paris-II (Panthéon-Assas), Faculty of Law, University of Oxford, University College London (UCL), Graduate Institute of International Studies (Geneva), University of Strasbourg, University of Aix-Marseille III, University Montesquieu (Bordeaux IV), National University of Ireland, International Institute of Human Rights (Strasbourg), Faculty of Law, University of Geneva, the Audiovisual Library of the United Nations, etc.
Author or Editor of numerous studies in General International Law, International Protection of Human Rights and International Organisations, including four monographs (Les réactions décentralisées à l’illicite: des contre-mesures à la légitime défense, Paris, LGDJ, 1990 ; L’ONU et la démocratisation de l’État, Paris, Pedone, 2000 ; Entre multilatéralisme et unilatéralisme: l’autorisation par le Conseil de sécurité de recourir à la force, Recueil of the Hague Academy of International Law, vol. 339, 2008 ; The Human Dimension of International Law, Athens, Nomiki Vivliothiki, 2010), collective volumes and articles in European Journal of International Law, Annuaire français de droit international, Revue générale de droit international public, Revue belge de droit international, Revue trimestrielle des droits de l’homme, Revue hellénique de droit international, The Hague Journal of International Law, Human Rights Law Journal, Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights, etc.
Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of: the European Journal of International Law (2007-2012), the Revue trimestrielle des droits de l’homme, the European Yearbook of Human Rights and the European Journal of Human Rights.
Other activities: Vice-Chairman of the Greek National Commission of Human Rights (2006-2011); Vice-Chairman of the International Institute of Human Rights (2000-2009); Member of the Administrative Board of the European Society of International Law (2010-2012); Secretary General of the Greek Society of International Law and International Relations (1997-2000); Member of the Administrative Board of the Greek Section of the ILA; former Director of the Marangopoulos for Human Rights (Athens); Special Advisor of the Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs (1996-1997).