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L.-A. Sicilianos

Professor, University of Athens, 
Judge, European Court of Human Rights

Born on 9 May 1960 in Athens, Greece
Law degree, University of Athens, 1983
Masters degree in International Law, University Robert Schuman of Strasbourg, 1984
Doctor of Law, University Robert Schuman of Strasbourg, 1990
Lawyer before the Supreme Civil and Criminal Court and the Supreme Administrative Court (on leave)
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)
Member (2002-2009), Vice-Chairman (2004-2005) and Rapporteur (2008-2009) of the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD)
Member since 2000, then Vice-Chairman of the Greek National Commission for Human Rights, 2006-2011
Member of the European Union Network of independent experts in the field of fundamental rights, 2002-2006
Member of the Management Board since 2007 and member of the Executive Board of the Fundamental Rights Agency of the European Union, 2009-2011
Member of the Curatorium of the Hague Academy of International Law, since 2010
Member of the Scientific Board of the Revue trimestrielle des droits de l’homme (2004-) and of the European Journal of International Law (2007-2012)
Member of the Administrative Board of the European Society of International Law (2010-2012)
Judge of the European Court of Human Rights since 18 May 2011
Associate member of the Institut de droit international, since 2011
Author, editor or co-editor of around 80 books, articles and essays in English, French and Greek on General International Law and the International Protection of Human Rights.