Bernard Duhaime is Professor of International Law at the Faculty of Law and Political Science of the University of Quebec in Montreal, where he teaches mainly international human rights law and specializes in the Inter-American System of Protection of Human Rights (2004).
Besides his research fellowship at the Geneva Academy, he is also a Fellow of the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation, a Visiting Professor at the University Paris II Panthéon-Assas, and a Senior Fellow at the Raoul Wallenberg Center for Human rights. Bernard Duhaime is a member of the advisory board of the University Network for Human Rights (Wesleyan University, United States), of the Torture Journal, of the Center for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism (McGill University, Montréal, Canada) and of the Quebec Bar.
He contributes to the defence and promotion of human rights since 1996. He has worked or collaborated with several international and national human rights agencies, having taken part in multiple observation and training missions, and having produced several institutional reports. He advises or has advised many human rights and indigenous peoples’ organizations, human rights defenders and attorneys, as well as international organizations and states. He regularly represents or assists victims and human rights defenders in several contentious cases before the Inter-American Human rights System, UN specialized agencies and mechanisms, the European Court of Human Rights, etc. Previously, Bernard Duhaime was an attorney at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights of the Organization of American States and was also a Member of the UN Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances.
Bernard Duhaime holds a BCL with distinction and an LLB with distinction from McGill University, and an LLM. summa cum Laude from the University of Notre Dame.
Cull Nicholas J. and Hawes, Michael (eds.), Canada's Public Diplomacy, Palgrave Macmillan
Leila Celis and Martin Hébert (eds.), Perspectives sociales et théoriques sur la vérité, la justice et la réconciliation dans les Amériques, Presses de l’Université Laval
Clara Sandoval, Bernard Duhaime , James L. Cavallaro, Claret Vargas,
Oxford University Press
Laura Cappuccio and Palmina Tanzarella (eds.), Commentario alla prima parte della Convenzione americana dei diritti dell'uomo, Editoriale Scientifica