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Claudio Grossman

Claudio Grossman, Professor and Dean Emeritus at Washington College of Law, acted as a Commissioner of the OAS' Inter-American Commission on Human Rights from 1993-2001, and its President in 1996-1997 and 2001. During this time, he was appointed as the IACHR's first Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Women, and its Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Populations. He served as Chair of the UN Committee on Torture (2008-2015) and has just been elected to a five-year term on the UN's International Law Commission.