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Prof. Yuval Shany

Vice President, Research

Director, Center for Democratic Values and Institutions and Center for Security and Democracy

Among the topics of Professor Yuval Shany’s writings are the work of international courts, the role of human rights in the fight against terrorism, and the legal aspects of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. He is the dean of the Faculty of Law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where he holds the Hersch Lauterpacht Chair in International Law. He has been a member of the UN Human Rights Committee since 2013.

Areas of expertise

International law; human rights law; law in war; international criminal law.

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