• Human Rights Officer, UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (Geneva 1994-2001)
  • Coordinator, UN Human Rights Council's Group of Experts on Darfur, Geneva (2007)
  • Expert consultant for UNOHCHR, UNDEF, UNDP, UNU, UNHCR, UNITAR, UNESCO, UNODC, ILO
  • International human rights law
  • International humanitarian law
  • International criminal law
  • Transitional Justice

academic credentials

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  • Visiting Professor, Raoul       Wallenberg Institute, Lund, Sweden
  • Visiting Professor, The American University of Rome, Italy
  • Visiting Professor, Strathmore University Law School, Nairobi, Kenya

professional

Profile

Lyal S. SUNGA


international legal expertise

Over 25 years' high-level experience in human rights, humanitarian law and international criminal law in some 55 countries


  • BA - Bachelor of Arts (Carleton Univ., Ottawa)
  • LLB - Bachelor of Laws (Osgoode Hall,Toronto)
  • LLM - Master of Laws (University of Essex, Colchester)
  • PhD - Docteur ès sciences politiques en droit international (Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva, Switzerland)

specialist

expertise

united nations experience