|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 Background||Bachelor 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.