Luigi Citarella
TitleMr.
Nationality Italy
Committee Committee on the Rights of the Child
Date First Elected 02/21/2007
Date Term Expires 02/28/2011
Position on Committee Committee member
Professional Background Consultant of the Inter-ministerial Committee for Human Rights - Ministry of
Foreign Affairs - Rome
Professor of International Law - Faculty of Political Science - University of Rome
Professor of Human Rights - Faculty of Political Science - University of Rome
Other main activities in the field relevant to the mandate of the treaty body concerned:
Member of the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child (2001-2005).
Member of the Italian Delegations to the ad hoc United Nations Committees on the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, on the International Covenant on Economic Social and Cultural Rights, on the Conventions on the Rights of the Child, on Torture and on Racial Discrimination (1988-2002).
Member of the Italian Delegation (Legal Expert) - World Conference for the establishment of an International Criminal Court (1998).
Italian Delegate to the intersessional working group (Commission on Human Rights on the draft protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on involvement of children in armed conflict (2000).
Italian Delegate to the Human Dimension Meeting on Human Rights and Inhuman Treatment of Punishment of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) (2000).
Member of the Interministerial coordinating Committee for the UNGASS on the Child (New York 2001).
Secretary-General of the Interministerial Committee for Human Rights of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (1986-2003).
Expert consultant of the Interministerial Committee for Human Rights - Ministry for
Foreign Affairs (since 2005).
Educational BackgroundPh.D in Law - University of Milan (Italy)
Current occupation Expert consultant of the Interministerial Committee for Human Rights - Ministry of
Foreign Affairs - Rome
Member of the Italian Society for International Law
Member of the Italian Society for the United Nations (SIOI)
LanguageEnglish, Italian (Italiano)
Working LanguageEnglish, French