Fatsah Ouguergouz

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Who is Fatsah Ouguergouz?

Dr. Fatsah Ouguergouz is an Algerian national born in France. He is a Justice of the African Court of Human and Peoples' Rights since 2006 and Vice-President of this Court since September 2012. He has been elected Judge in 2006 by the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union and reelected in 2010 for a six-year mandate.

He holds a Ph.D in International Law from the Graduate Institute of International Studies.

He was formally Secretary of the International Court of Justice and held the position of Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Burundi, appointed by the United Nations Human Rights Council.

He also previously held several other positions within or outside the United Nations, such as:

Legal Officer, International Court of Justice

Human Rights Officer in Rwanda. United Nations, Rwanda

Associate Legal Officer, United Nations Office of Legal Affairs, New York

Lecturer, University of Geneva Faculty of Law

Father Robert F. Drinan S.J. Visiting Professor of Human Rights, Georgetown University,

Visiting Professor, Panthéon-Assas University,

Orville Schell Fellow, Yale Law School

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  • Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

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on July 23, 2013

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