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African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights

Professor Michelo Hansungule


Professor Michelo Hansungule [Member since 2011] is currently serving his second term as a member of the International Commission of Jurists. He is also Professor of Human Rights Law at the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, South Africa. He has taught international human rights law at several universities worldwide including the University of Lund in Sweden, Mahidol University in Thailand, Essex University in the United Kingdom, University of Abo in Finland and University of Malta. He has taught in outreach programmes in over 48 African and non-African countries on human rights protection to judges, lawyers, governments and NGO officials. Professor Hansungule is also a member of the independent technical team established to measure the compliance of countries with the governance and human rights requirements of the New Economic Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD). He is an International Advisor for Kredja International and a Board Member for Minority Rights Group International and UN Women.