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Antônio Augusto Cançado Trindade

Trindade at a committee of the Brazilian Senate in 2008.
Antônio Augusto Cançado Trindade (born 17 September 1947 in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil) is a Brazilian judge on the International Court of Justice, based in The Hague (Den Haag), Netherlands, a position he has held since 6 February 2009.[1] Cançado Trindade is a professor at Utrecht University's Netherlands Institute of Human Rights(SIM )

Education and career

His professional appointments and academic titles include:

Trindade has been a lecturer at the Hague Academy of International Law, the OAS Inter-American Juridical Committee’s Courses, the International Institute of Human Rights (Strasbourg) and at the Inter-American Institute of Human Rights (San José, Costa Rica). He has been a visiting professor at various universities, among them Columbia University (1st semester 1998) and Institute of Higher International Studies (Panthéon-Assas University, sessions of 1988-1989). He is currently a member of the Curatorium of The Hague Academy of International Law.

Prior to his appointment to the World Court, he was president of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights and has had several positions in important international organizations. Trindade is the author of several books and publications on international law.

Apart from his native Portuguese, he is fluent in French, Spanish, and English, and understands German and Italian. He has also received the Honoris Causa Doctor title from the Central University ("Universidad Central de Chile"),[2] National University of La Plata (Universidad Nacional de La Plata), American University of Paraguay (Universidad Americana do Paraguai), Pontifical Catholic University of Peru (Pontificia Universidad Catolica do Peru), and the Honoris Causa Professor title from Rosario University of Bogota (Universidad del Rosario de Bogotá) and Main National University of San Marcos (Universidade Nacional Mayor de San Marcos).[3]

Notes

  1. ^ International Court of Justice - Current Members
  2. ^ "Doctor Honoris Causa U. Central". 
  3. ^ Curriculum Lattes

Lectures

  • The Access of Individuals to International Justice in the Lecture Series of the United Nations Audiovisual Library of International Law
  • The Contribution of Latin American Doctrine to the Development of International Law in the Lecture Series of the United Nations Audiovisual Library of International Law
  • General Principles of Law as a Source of International Law in the Lecture Series of the United Nations Audiovisual Library of International Law
  • The Human Person and International Justice in the Lecture Series of the United Nations Audiovisual Library of International Law
  • Jus Cogens in Contemporary International Law in the Lecture Series of the United Nations Audiovisual Library of International Law
  • The Law of International Institutions in the Lecture Series of the United Nations Audiovisual Library of International Law
  • La Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos in the Lecture Series of the United Nations Audiovisual Library of International Law
  • La expansión de la jurisdicción internacional y su importancia para la realización de la justicia in the Lecture Series of the United Nations Audiovisual Library of International Law

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