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Dr. Kurt HERNDL ehem. Rechtsberater des österreichischen Außenministeriums; bis 1999 Mitglied der Europäischen Menschenrechts-Kommission, Wien

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1950 Baccalauréat
1950-1956 Studium der Rechtswissenschaften an der Universität Innsbruck
1959-1960 Postgraduate Studium an der Universität Paris
1956-1962 Assistent an der Universität Innsbruck
1962-1965 Östererichisches Außenministerium
1965-1969 Deputy Permanent Representative of Austria to the United Nations Office
1969 seconded to the United Nations Secretariat, New York
1977 re-enterd the Austrian Foreign Service
1977-1982 Ambassador, Legal Advisor of the Federal Ministry for Froeign Affairs
1982-1987 Head of the United Nations Centre for Human Rights
1988-1989 Director, International Organizations Division, Federal Ministry for Foreign Affairs
1989-1993 Ambassador of Austria to Canada
1991 elected as a Member of the Human Rights Committee
1993 Special Adviser to the Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs for the World Conference on Human Rights
1994-1995 served as Judge of the EFTA-Court
1995-1999 elected Member of the European Commission of Human Rights

Publications

The right to Participiate in Elections - A genuine Human Right? Reflections on Article 3 of Protocol No. 1 to the European Convention on Human Rights,in: Destschrift für Konrad Ginther, 1999
The Case Law of the European Commission of Human Rights as Regards the Rights to Free Elections, in: The Birth of European Human Rights Law - Liber Amicorum Carl Aage Norgaard, 1998
Menschenrechte - Menschenpflichten, in: Wort auf dem Weg Nr. 255, 1998
Die Vereinten Nationen und die Menschenrechte - Anspruch und Wirklichkeit, in: Die Vereinten Nationen und Österreich, 1989