Prof. Yuval Shany has been elected Chair of the United Nations Human Rights Committee

Prof. Yuval Shany

Prof. Yuval Shany

News from Jul 06, 2018

Prof. Yuval Shany, Principal Investigator at HR-UP, has been elected Chair of the United Nations Human Rights Committee, a body of independent experts that monitors States compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.

The appointment of Yuval Shany, of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem was announced on Tuesday, July 3, 2018. He is the first Israeli to head the committee, on which he has served since 2013.

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