Reference : V-P-PER-E-01372
Date : 17/09/2009
Country/Region : SWITZERLAND
Caption : Daniel Thürer, member of the Assembly of the ICRC
Photographer : GASSMANN, Thierry
Person appearing :
THÜRER, Daniel (member of the Committee, ICRC)
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Description : Daniel Thürer was born in 1945. He holds a Chair of International and European Law as well as Public and Comparative Constitutional Law at the University of Zurich (Switzerland). He received his J.D.-degree (lic.iur.) from Zurich University (1970), his LL.M. from Cambridge University (1974) and his Ph.D. (Dr.iur.) from Zurich University (1974). He was a Research Fellow at the Max-Planck-Institute of Public International Law and Comparative Public Law in Heidelberg from 1976 to 1979 and a Visiting Scholar at the Harvard Law School from 1979 to 1981. He was Legal Advisor of a Swiss Cantonal Government from 1981 to 1983 and became Professor at the University of Zurich in 1983. He received an honorary degree in political science from the University of St. Gallen in 2001. Daniel Thürer is also the Swiss Delegate to the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) of the Council of Europe. He is a member of the International Court of Arbitration, a member of the OSCE Court of Arbitration and Conciliation and an alternate member of the Executive Committee of the International Commission of Jurists. He had served as a member of the Constitutional Court of the Principality of Liechtenstein (1989-2000), an expert for the “Total Revision” of the Swiss Constitution and a member of the (internationally composed) “Independent Commission of Experts Switzerland and Second World War”.

Daniel Thürer was a Visiting (Research) Professor at the Harvard Law School and the Stanford School of Law and Distinguished Visi ting Professor at Hong Kong University. He is co-founder of the „Europa Institut Zürich“ and member of the boards of editors of the „Revue de droit suisse“, „Revue Suisse de droit international et de droit européen“ et „Archiv des Völkerrechts“.

Daniel Thürer has published widely in the fields of international, European and public law. He is married and father of two daughters.

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