Payam Akhavan

Payam Akhavan
  • Professor of International Law
    McGill University

PhD in Juridical Sciences, Harvard Law School. International Lawyer and Scholar of Human Rights. Formerly, Lecturer, Yale Law School; first war crimes prosecutor at UN tribunals for Yugoslavia and Rwanda; Counsel for several high-profile cases, including International Criminal Court proceedings against Lord's Resistance Army Commanders for forced conscription of Ugandan child soldiers; President and Co-Founder, Iran Human Rights Documentation Centre