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Mr Daniel THÜRER 

 

   
Membre du Bureau depuis janvier 2014
Education and academic and other qualifications:

Dr.iur., Dr.rer.publ.h.c., LLM (Cambridge), Chair of International, European, Public and Comparative Constitutional Law, University of Zurich (Switzerland), Emeritus since 2010

1970: JD, University of Zurich (“summa cum laude”)

1971: Studies at the Geneva University Law School and the St. Gallen University of Business Administration

1972: SJD. and LLM studies at the University of Cambridge (Darwin College), United Kingdom (British Council Scholarship)

1974: LLM, University of Cambridge

1974: Doctor of Law, University of Zurich (“summa cum laude”)

1976-79: Research Fellow (“Referent”) at the Max-Planck-lnstitute of Public International Law and Comparative Public Law, Heidelberg (Germany)

1979-81: Visiting Scholar at the Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts (USA)

Professional activities

1981-83: Legal Advisor of the Government of the Canton of Aargau (Switzerland)

1983: Professor of International, European, Constitutional and Administrative Law at the University of Zurich

1989: Visiting Research Professor, Harvard Law School

1989: Chair of International, European, Constitutional and Administrative Law at the University of Zurich, Co-director of the Institute of Public International Law and Comparative Constitutional Law, University of Zurich

1989-2000: Member of the Supreme Court of the Principality of Liechtenstein

1991: Member of the International Committee of the Red Cross

1991: Founding President of the Swiss Section of the International Commission of Jurists

1992: Founding Director of the “Europa Institut Zürich”

1992: Board of Commissioners of the UN Claims Commission Kuwait v. Irak

1992: Expert, CSCE Human Dimension (including missions to the Czech and Slovak Republics, Moldova and Ukraine)

1993: Government Expert for the Total Revision of the Federal Constitution

1994: Member of the International Commission of Jurists (Headquarter in Geneva)

1996: Visiting Research Professor at the School of Law, Stanford University, California (USA)

1996-1999: President of the Legal Commission of the International Committee of the Red Cross

1996-2001: Alternate Member at the OSCE Court of Arbitration and Conciliation

1997-1999: Member of the Governing Board of the German Association of Professors for Public Law (three members)

1998-2000: Dean of the Law Faculty of the University of Zurich

1999: Vice President of the ‘Commission Prix Reuter’ within the International Committee of the Red Cross

2000: Member of the Advisory Board of the Max-Planck-Institute of Comparative Public Law and Public International Law, Heidelberg (Germany)

2000: Distinguished Visiting Professor, Hong Kong University

2000-2001: Member of the (internationally composed) Independent Commission of Experts Switzerland and Second World War”

2001: Membership of the Advisory Board of the Walther-Schücking-Institute of International Law, Kiel (Germany)

2001: Member of the Advisory Board of the Concord Research Center, School of Law, Israel

2002: Visiting Research Professor at the Harvard Law School

2003: Member of the Founding Committee of the “European Society of International Law” (Florence)

2004-today: Member of the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance of the Council of Europe (Strasbourg)

2004: Member and Alternate of the Executive Committee of the International Commission of Jurists (Headquarter in Geneva)

2004: Member of the International Court of Arbitration, The Hague

2005: Member of the Board (Vice President) of the German Society of International Law

2005: Consultant and Honorary Professor at the Gujarat National Law University (India)

2005: Visiting Professor at the universities of Paris II, Cambridge, Poznán, St. Gallen, Geneva, Lecturer at the Hague Academy of International Law, the Institut des Droits de l’homme (Strasbourg) and the Venice Charter of the rule of law and human rights

2009: President of the German Society of International Law

2009: Institut de Droit international (membre associé)

2010: Emeritus, University of Zurich

2011: Chair, Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law

Publications and other works

Numerous publications in the field of International, European as well as Swiss and comparative public law. Editor of three scientific journals.