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Former Judge, ICTY - International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia; Director Emeritus, Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law, Freiburg im Breisgau
Special Representative and Co-ordinator for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings, OSCE - Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, Vienna
Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Principality of Liechtenstein to the UN, New York
Judge of the Appeals Chamber, Special Court for Sierra Leone, Freetown; Vice President, UN Committee on the Right of the Child, Geneva
Correspondent for Southern and Eastern Europe, Austrian Broadcasting Corporation, Belgrade

Dr. jur. utr. Albin ESER

Former Judge, ICTY - International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia; Director Emeritus, Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law, Freiburg im Breisgau

Qualification as University Lecturer for the Subjects Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, and Comparative Criminal, Full Professor, then Dean and Vice-President, University of Bielefeld, Germany Professor, University of Tübingen, Germany Professor, University of Freiburg, Germany Director, Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law Higher State Court Judge (in addition to his academic positions), first in Hamm, Westphalia, then in Stuttgart, Germany Visiting Professor, University of California, Los Angeles, USA /2003 Visiting Professor, Columbia University Law School, New York, USA Visiting Professor, University of Texas, Galveston, USA Vice-President, German Research Foundation, Bonn, Germany Chairman, Humanities and Social Sciences Section, Max Planck Society, Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany Retirement from Academic Positions Ad Litem Judge, International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, The Hague, The Netherlands Visiting Professor, Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, Japan Visiting Professor, Saint Louis University, Missouri, USA Visiting Professor, University of Haifa, Israel
 Professor Eser studied law at the Universities of Tübingen, Berlin and Würzburg, where he gained his doctorate (Dr. iur. utr.) in 1962. He holds a Master of Comparative Jurisprudence (M.C.J.) from New York University.
  University of Tübingen, Germany
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Dr. Maria Grazia GIAMMARINARO

Special Representative and Co-ordinator for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings, OSCE - Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, Vienna

Licentia doctorate in Italian Literature and Sociology, University of Palermo Teacher of Italian Literature, Rome Licentia doctorate in Law from the Department of Civil Law, University of Palermo Judge, Criminal Law, Rome Head of the Legislative Office of the Minister for Equal Opportunities, Italy Member of the Italian delegation, Committee on the elaboration of the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) Co-ordinator, Italian Inter-ministerial Committee of Government Action against Trafficking in Women and Children Member of the Italian delegation at the Conference of Rome in which the Statute of the International Criminal Court was approved Member of the Italian delegation, Ad Hoc Committee on the Elaboration of a Convention against Transnational Organized Crime and the Protocol on Trafficking in Persons at the UN Commission for Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice in Vienna Italian representative at all G-8 meetings of the Lyon Group concerning transnational organized crime, in particular the sub-group on smuggling of migrants and Trafficking in Persons Vice-President of the National Advisory Committee of the Chief of Defence on co-ordination and evaluation of the recruitment and integration of female voluntary military personnel in the Armed Forced President of the  Women, Health, HIV National Committee Judge, Preliminary Investigation at the Criminal Court in Rome Legal expert, LARA project of the Council of Europe on Criminal Law Reform on Trafficking in Human Beings in Eastern European countries Member of the Committee for Equal Opportunities established by the National Superior Council of the Judiciary Scientific Expert, Ad Hoc Committee on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (CAHTEH), Council of Europe Seconded National Expert at the European Commission, Directorate General for Justice, Freedom and Security Co-ordinator, European Commission Expert Group on Trafficking in Human Beings
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lic.phil. Christian WENAWESER

Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Principality of Liechtenstein to the UN, New York

Chairman of the UN General Assembly's Third Committee Vice-Chair of the Open-Ended Working Group on Security Council Reform Chairman of the Special Working Group on the Crime of Aggression
  Mr. Wenaweser studied literature, languages, history and philosophy at Zürich University and diplomacy at the Institut Universitaire de Hautes Etudes Internationales in Geneva
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  Previously, Mr. Wenaweser worked as Deputy Permanent Representative of Liechtenstein to the UN and as diplomatic officer in the Office for Foreign Affairs in Liechtenstein
 
 Ambassador Christian Wenaweser is currently Permanent Representative of Liechtenstein to the United Nations in New York.
 He is also President of the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC). In that role, he presided over the first Review Conference of the ICC in 2010 in Kampala Uganda, which adopted amendments to the Rome Statute on the Crime of Aggression and on extending the use of certain weapons as war crimes in non-international conflicts.

Mag. Renate WINTER

Judge of the Appeals Chamber, Special Court for Sierra Leone, Freetown; Vice President, UN Committee on the Right of the Child, Geneva

University of Vienna - studies in law and interpretation in French Master degrees in Law and Interpretation Postgraduate education as judge Assistant to the Chief Executive of Rhône-Poulenc Company Department in Vienna Supervisor for senior residence homes of the Vienna Chamber of Commerce University of Vienna. Language teacher. German for foreigners, Appointed Judge at the Vienna Youth Court Judge for family and penal affairs (including juveniles and adults), Investigating judge, Sitting judge on penal affairs, President of Chamber of Penal Affairs, President of Juries on Penal Affairs Consultant at UNOV (United Nations, Vienna), UN Center for International Crime Prevention (CICP); provided advice to government officials on the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child in, for example, Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Burundi; Estonia, Federation of Republica Srpska, Guatemala, Iran, Lebanon, Lithuania, Nigeria, Rwanda and Senegal; founding member of the Institute for Children's Rights (IDE), which is dedicated to the worldwide training of judicial personnel and dissemination of information on child rights (Sion, Switzerland); drafted model international law on juvenile justice and its commentary; finalized the United Nations Manual on Juvenile Justice; undertook needs assessment missions in various countries; contributed to the implementation of projects on juvenile justice in the Republic of South Africa and Lebanon; developed juvenile justice projects in various countries; Rapporteur at the Council of Europe on Family Mediation; drafted a project to accord the dispositions of the Convention of the Rights of the Child with the Islamic Law in Iran Leave of absence from Vienna Youth Court; International Judge of Mitrovica Regional District Court with the United Nations Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK) and Justice at the Supreme Court in Kosovo; member of the Media Appeals Board, President of the Judicial and Prosecutorial Council. As Presiding Judge, Reporting Judge, Investigating Judge or Member of trial panels of first instance courts and for seven months as Supreme Court Judge, handled approximately 90 criminal cases (among them War Crime cases, Genocide cases and cases of Crime Against Humanity) and conducted trials and other criminal proceedings on murders, organized crime, rape, illegal border crossings, ethnic crimes, juvenile crimes and other matters referred by Presidents of first instance Courts and of the Supreme Court, as well as by other International and Local Judges and Prosecutors and by the police. As the Chairwoman of the Judicial and Prosecutorial Council, dealt with disciplinary matters concerning judges and prosecutors and other matters referred to the Council in accordance with its jurisdiction and authority. Organized and chaired numerous workshops with local and international judiciary representatives in order to work towards the reestablishment of the judiciary system in the region. Drafted legal opinions and assisted in the issuance of the appropriate required regulations and amendments to update existing legislation, in order to improve the existing legal framework and promote respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms without any discrimination. Provided legal advice to the UNMIK Department of Justice on legal issues regarding inter ethnic cases. Appointed by the UN Secretary General to the Appeals Chamber of the Special Court of Sierra Leone (Member of the Appeals Chamber)
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Mag. Christian WEHRSCHÜTZ

Correspondent for Southern and Eastern Europe, Austrian Broadcasting Corporation, Belgrade

Studium an der juridischen Fakultät und am Institut für Slawistik, Karl-Franzens-Universitaet Graz Teilnahme an der Ukrainian Summer School, Harvard University, USA Einmonatiges Stipendium, Duke-Universität in North Carolina auf Einladung der Austrian-American-Foundation (abschließend wurden auch Medien in New York und Washington besucht) Journalist des Jahres
1981-1985
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 Als Korrespondent zählt zum Tätigkeitsbereich die Berichterstattung über Serbien und Montenegro, die ehemaligen jugoslawischen Teilrepubliken Mazedonien, Bosnien und Herzegowina, Kroatien, Slowenien, den Kosovo und Albanien sowie die Führung des ORF-Büros in Belgrad. Verbunden war und ist diese journalistische Tätigkeit mit ausgedehnten Reisen durch die Zielländer in der Region.
 Fremdsprachenkenntnisse: Englisch, Russisch, Ukrainisch, Serbisch (sehr gut), Französisch (gut), Slowenisch (gut), Mazedonisch (passiv gut), Albanisch (Grundkenntnisse)
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