Ted Meron Appointed Special Adviser on International Humanitarian Law

28 June 2022

Trinity Honorary Fellow Judge Theodor Meron has been appointed by the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court as Special Adviser on International Humanitarian Law.

Judge Meron, a leading authority on IHL, human rights and international criminal law, has served 7 terms as President of United Nations ad hoc war crimes tribunals and is a member of the Institute of International Law. He is an author of 12 books, most recently Standing Up for Justice: the Challenges of Trying Atrocity Crimes (OUP 2021).

Special Advisers to the Prosecutor are appointed for their outstanding professional credentials and expertise in their fields. They provide advice to the Prosecutor within their respective mandates as Special Advisers and may assist in training initiatives of the Office.

Judge Meron has been a Judge and was the President of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals. He was also a Judge of the Appeals Chambers of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda. He is also a Visiting Fellow of Mansfield College, and Academic Associate of the Bonavero Human Rights Institute, Oxford. Since 2014 he has served as Visiting Professor on Oxford Law Faculty and Professor Emeritus of NYU School of Law.