Wednesdays: 18:30-19:30 or by appointment
Position(s) at the Institute
PhD, European University Institute, Florence
Andrew Clapham is Professor of Public International Law at the Graduate Institute, Geneva and the Director of the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights. He teaches international human rights law and public international law. Prior to coming to the Institute in 1997, he was the Representative of Amnesty International at the United Nations in New York. Andrew Clapham has worked as Special Adviser on Corporate Responsibility to High Commissioner for Human Rights Mary Robinson, and Adviser on International Humanitarian Law to Sergio Vieira de Mello, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in Iraq.
Areas of expertise
- The international obligations of non-state actors under human rights law and under international humanitarian law
Brierly's Law of Nations: An Introduction to the Role of International Law in International Relations (Oxford, Oxford University Press) (2012) 576p
- "Corporations and Criminal Complicity‟ in Human Rights, Corporate Complicity and Disinvestment, G. Nystuen, A. Follesdal, and O. Mestad (eds) Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, (2011), 222-242.
Lessico dei diritti umani (Vita e Pensiero, Milan) 2009 with Susan marks, translation of International Human Rights Lexicon
Realizing the Right to Health
(Zurich: Rüffer and Rub) co-edited with Mary Robinson (2009) 576p
Human Rights: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford, Oxford University Press) (2007) 140p
Human Rights Obligations of Non-State Actors, (Oxford, Oxford University Press) (2006) 650p
International Human Rights Lexicon, with Susan Marks, (Oxford, Oxford University Press) (2005) 460p
Fellowship and activities
- Member of the International Commission of Jurists