Fernando Mariņo Menendez
Nationality Spain
Committee Committee against Torture
Date First Elected 01/01/2002
Date Term Expires 12/31/2009
Position on Committee Committee member
Professional Background Teaching and research in international law and European law.
Director of the Master of Laws course on international solidarity in action in Europe (5th edition, 2000).
Supervision of doctoral theses (10 read).
Active in internal courts in defence of human rights. Member of PUCE human rights programme committee in Quito, Ecuador.
Member of the Advisory Committee on Development within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Spain from 2000-2001.
[see CAT/SP/24, 1 October 2001]
Educational BackgroundBachelor of Laws, Barcelona, 1968.
Doctor of Laws, Bologna, 1970.
Diploma in Public Law, Academy of International Law, The Hague, 1976.
Diploma from the Research Centre, The Hague, 1980.
Professor of International Public Law, 1982.
Current occupation Professor of International Public Law, Carlos III University, Madrid.
Jean Monnet Professor of European Law Studies.
Director of the Francisco de Vitoria University Institute for International and European Studies, Carlos III University, Madrid.
LanguageSpanish (Espaņol)
Working LanguageS