Jeroen G.C. Schokkenbroek

Born in 1960, Mr Schokkenbroek studied law at the University of Leiden (The Netherlands) from 1978-1984. From 1984 to 1993, he was lecturer in Constitutional and Administrative Law at University of Leiden (Ph.D. in 1996).
Other past functions include: President of the Dutch Section of the International Commission of Jurists, representative of the ICJ with the Council of Europe and editor-in-chief of the Netherlands Human Rights Law Journal (NJCM-Bulletin).
Since 1993, he has occupied various functions in the Council of Europe Secretariat, mostly in the Directorate General of Human Rights. He currently holds the position of Head of the Human Rights Development Department, which is part of the Standard-Setting Directorate, Directorate General of Human Rights and Legal Affairs.
He has published various books and articles in the field of human rights and constitutional law, including Judicial Control of Restrictions on the Fundamental Freedoms of the European Convention on Human Rights, A Study of Strasbourg and Netherlands Case-Law (in Dutch, Zwolle 1996) and contributed to P. Van Dijk and G.J.H. van Hoof, Theory and Practice of the European Convention on Human Rights (3rd ed., Kluwer 1998; and 4th ed., Intersentia 2006).

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