Access to Justice / Rule of Law / Human Rights / Accountability / Global Security / Detention / Advocacy / Programme Management
Alex Conte is a Director at the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), an NGO dedicated to the promotion and protection of human rights through the rule of law. He also leads the ICJ’s Global Redress and Accountability Initiative, a global Initiative integrated amongst the regional and thematic programmes of the ICJ aimed at enhancing the accountability of perpetrators of gross human rights violations and redress for victims of such violations through the law, justice institutions and justice actors.
He is an experienced human rights lawyer with over 20 years of practical experience at all levels of conceptualizing, designing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating human rights and rule of law work.
Alex has worked as a criminal law barrister, with international intergovernmental and nongovernmental organizations, and in academia as a professor of international law and human rights.
Alex holds undergraduate, masters and PhD degrees in law and was the 2004 New Zealand Law Foundation International Research Fellow.
Javier ParedesLLM - Course
This course takes a primarily practice-based approach to the subject and will be of importance and value to those from a civil society background, those wishing to work within civil society organizations and those with an interest in the transformative potential of civil society actors.
Alex Conte, in Casey-Maslen (eds.), The War Report 2014
Oxford University Press
Alex Conte, in Fionnuala Ni Aoláin and Oren Gross (eds.), Guantanamo and Beyond: Exceptional Courts and Military Commissions in Comparative and Policy Perspectives
Cambridge University Press
Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR)