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MA LL.B Mary ROBINSON Former President of the Republic of Ireland; President, MRFCJ - The Mary Robinson Foundation - Climate Justice, Dublin


 Previous Occupation and Appointments include:
1975-1990 Lecturer in European Community Law, Trinity College Dublin
1976-1990 Member of the Advisory Board, Common Market Law Review
1984-1990 Member, Editorial Board of Irish Current Law Statutes Annotated
1988-1990 Co-founder and Director, Irish Centre for European Law
1989-1990 Member, Scientific Council of European Review of Public Law
1997-2002 United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
2001 Secretary-General, Durban World Conference against Racism
2001-2008 Member of the Board, The Vaccine Fund
2002-2010 President, Realizing Rights: The Ethical Globalization Initiative
2003-2005 Member of the Global Commission on International Migration
2003-2009 Honorary Chair, BLIHR - Business Leaders Initiative on Human Rights
Chair, Fund for Global Human Rights
2004-2009 Professor of Practice, Columbia University
2005-2007 Member of the Commission on the Legal Empowerment of the Poor
2005-2008 Chair, Board of Trustees, IIED - International Institute for Environment and Development
2006-2010 Member of the UN Global Compact Board
2007-2008 Vice-chair of the GAVI Fund Board
2008-2010 President, International Commission of Jurists
 Current Occupation and Appointments include:
since 1997 Member of the Council of State, Ireland
Member, Council of Women World Leaders
since 1998 Chancellor of the University of Dublin
since 2001 Member of the Advisory Board, the Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation, Sweden
since 2002 Member, The Club of Madrid
since 2003 Member, International Advisory Committee of the International Development Law Organization, Rome
Member of the Advisory Board, Center for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide and Human Rights, Claremont McKenna College
Extraordinary Professor at the University of Pretoria
since 2004 Member of the Advisory Committee of the Samuel Rubin Program for the Advancement of Liberty and Equality through Law, Columbia University
since 2005 Member of Generation Investment Management Board
since 2006 Member of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation Board
since 2007 Member of the Elders
since 2008 Member, Silatech Foundation Board of Trustees
since 2010 Chair, IHRB - Institute for Human Rights and Business
Member of the ECF - European Climate Foundation Board
President, Mary Robinson Foundation - Climate Justice


Several Honors and Awards including:
International Human Rights Award, International League of Human Rights, New York
Global Leadership Award, United Nations Association of New York
CARE Humanitarian Award for Emergency Relief, 1993
Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Medal, 1998
Indira Gandhi Peace Prize, India 2000
Global Economy Prize in Politics from the Kiel Institute for the World Economy 2009
U.S. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2009