International Human Rights Law / UN Human Rights Mechanisms / International Refugee Law
Her areas of expertise include international human rights law, the United Nations (UN) Human Rights machinery and refugee law. She has worked as a consultant specializing in legal research for human rights NGOs and more recently for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. She also worked as a judge assessor appointed by the UNHCR at the French National Court of Asylum, which is the court of appeal for asylum seekers in France.
Dr Callejon holds a PhD in Public Law from Paris II University (Panthéon-Assas) which she completed under the supervision of Professor Emmanuel Decaux. Her PhD dissertation focused on the reform of the UN Human Rights Commission and the Human Rights Council. She also holds a Master’s degree in International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law from the same university.
The Geneva Academy is coordinating the academic input to the 2020 review of UN treaty bodies by the UN General Assembly via the creation of an academic network of independent researchers, a call for papers, a series of regional consultations, annual conferences in Geneva, as well as ongoing interactions with key stakeholders.
Felix Kirchmeier, Kamelia Kemileva, Claire Callejon
Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights
Claire Callejon, in Mélanges en l’honneur du Professeur Emmanuel Decaux
Claire Callejon, in Le Pacte international relatif aux droits civils et politiques – Commentaire article par article, sous la direction d’Emmanuel Decaux