Lucy Smith
Nationality Norway
Committee Committee on the Rights of the Child
Date First Elected 02/13/2003
Date Term Expires 02/28/2009
Position on Committee Committee member
Professional Background - Teaching and research at the University of Oslo, as full-time professor in child law, human rights law and law of contracts
- Lectures on the rights of the child in other Nordic countries
- Activities related to the vice-presidency of the European University Association, including board meetings, seminars, conferences and lectures, etc.
- Activities connected with positions in various companies and organizations, including membership of the board of several humanitarian organizations.

Other main activities in the field relevant to the mandate of the treaty body concerned:
- Adviser to UNICEF, Norway
- Adviser to the Ombudsman for Children in Norway
- Member of the Board and Council of the Norwegian Branch of SOS Children’s Villages
- Member of the Board of the Red Cross Contact Telephone for Children in Norway
- Member of the Advisory Board of the Institute on Family and Neighbourhood Life, Clemson University, South Carolina, United States of America

List of most recent publications in the field:
- Parents and Children, sixth revised edition, Oslo, 2004 (in Norwegian)
- “Norwegian Social Welfare legislation and Human Rights” (article in Norwegian)
- “Human Rights for Children” (article in English 2003)
Educational Background- Cand. jur. (Norwegian Law degree), University of Oslo, 1959
- Doctor juris (Doctorate in Law), University of Oslo, 1981
Current occupation - Professor of Law, University of Oslo
- Chairperson, Norwegian Centre for Human Rights
- Vice-President, European University Associations
Language Norwegian and English, some French
Working LanguageEnglish, French