AbouT THe CounCIl
The International Council on Human Rights Policy was established in Geneva in1998 to conduct applied research into current human rights issues. Its researchis designed to be o practical relevance to policy-makers in international andregional organisations, in governments and inter-governmental agencies, andin voluntary organisations o all kinds. The Council is independent, internationalin its membership, and participatory in its approach. It is registered as a non-prot oundation under Swiss law.
© Danishkhanwww.iStockphoto.comRally crowd in impressionist style
Fouad Abdelmoumni (Morocco) Juan Mendèz (Argentina)Ghanim Al-Najjar (Kuwait) Chidi Anselm Odinkalu (Nigeria)Lydia Alpízar Durán (Costa Rica) Devendra Raj Panday (Nepal)Fateh Azzam* (Palestine) Jelena Pejic (Serbia)Maggie Beirne* (United Kingdom) Emma Playair* (United Kingdom)Cynthia Brown (United States) Usha Ramanathan (India)Roberta Clarke (Trinidad & Tobago) Roger Raupp Rios (Brazil)Lyse Doucet (Canada) Marco Sassoli* (Switzerland)Imrana Jalal* (Fiji) Wilder Tayler* (Uruguay)Hina Jilani* (Pakistan) – Chair