Claudio Grossman
Nationality Chile
Committee Committee against Torture
Date First Elected 01/01/2004
Date Term Expires 12/31/2011
Position on Committee Chairperson
Professional Background July 1995-present: Dean, American University, Washington College of Law, Washington, D.C., U.S.A
Elected August 2002: Executive Board Member, Inter-American Institute on Human Rights. June 1993-2001: Member, Inter-American Commission on Human Rights of the Organization of American States; Delegate; Legal Advisor; Mission participant (1990-present); Council member (1989-present); General Rapporteur (1993-1995);
Rapporteur, UNDP - First Conference on Consumer Protection for Latin AMerica and the Caribbean held in Uruguay (1987)
Board member, International Human Rights Law Group (1985-1993)
Consultant: The World Bank; ILANUD; The Federation of International Civil Servants Association; The United Nations Division of Narcotic Drugs.
Educational BackgroundUniversity of Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Doctor of the Science of Law, August, 1980.
University of Chile, Law School, Santiago, Chile: Licenciado en Ciencias Juridicas y Sociales, March 1971, Summa cum laude.
Current occupation Dean, American University, Washington College of Law
LanguageSpanish (Espaņol), English
Working LanguageEnglish, Spanish
A list of publications by Mr. Grossman is available for consultation in the office of the Secretariat (C. Rueda, PW 1-021