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Former President of the European Court of Human Rights; Professor of International Law

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)

Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Athens

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 and of the European Journal of International Law

Member of the Administrative Board of the European Society of International Law

Judge of the European Court of Human Rights since 18 May 2011.

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e-mail: linos-alexandre.sicilianos[at]echr.coe[dot]int