Ineta Ziemele

Born on 12 February 1970 in Jelgava, Latvia

  • Law studies, Faculty of Law, University of Latvia, 1988-93
  • Master of International Law, Raoul Wallenberg Institute and University of Lund, Sweden 1993-94
  • Doctor of Law, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, 1995-99
  • Adviser to the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Parliament of Latvia, 1992-95
  • Adviser to the Prime Minister of Latvia, 1995
  • Founding Director of the Institute on Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Latvia, 1995-99
  • Lecturer in International and European Law, University of Latvia, 1995-99
  • Programme Adviser, Directorate General of Human Rights, Council of Europe, 1999-2001
  • Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the Baltic Yearbook of International Law, 2001-05
  • Söderberg Professor of International Law and Human Rights, Riga Graduate School of Law, Latvia and visiting Professor at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute, Faculty of Law, Lund University, Sweden, 2001-05
  • President of Section from 13 September 2012 to 31 December 2014
  • Judge of the European Court of Human Rights from 6 September 2005 to 31 December 2014