Linos-Alexandre Sicilianos

Born on 9 May 1960 in Athens, Greece

  • 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 (on leave)
  • 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
  • Associate Member of the Institute of International Law, since 2011
  • Member of the Scientific Board of the Revue trimestrielle des droits de l’homme (2005 -), of the European Journal of Human Rights (2013 -), of the Annuaire français de droit international (2015 -) and of the European Journal of International Law (2007-2012)
  • Member of the Administrative Board of the European Society of International Law, 2010-2012
  • Judge of the European Court of Human Rights from 18 May 2011 to 7 March 2021
  • Associate Member of the Academy of Athens since 2017
  • President of Section of the European Court of Human Rights from 1 February 2017 to 4 May 2019
  • Vice-President of the Court from 1 May 2017 to 4 May 2019
  • President of the Court from 5 May 2019 to 17 May 2020
  • Author of five monographs, editor or co-editor of 14 books and author of about 100 articles and studies in general international law and the international protection of human rights, in French, English and Greek.

President from 5 May 2019 to 17 May 2020

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