Professor Juan Mendez

Board of Trustees

Juan Mendez


Former UN Special Rapporteur on torture; President Emeritus of the International Center for Transitional Justice; and former Special Advisor to the Secretary-General on the Prevention of Genocide; Professor of Human Rights Law in Residence at the American University – Washington College of Law, where he is Faculty Director of the Anti-Torture Initiative; Commissioner of the International Commission of Jurists, Geneva, Switzerland.