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Curriculum Vitae

Professor (Dr.) Manoj Kumar Sinha


Professor of Law
The West Bengal National University of J uridical Sciences
Dr. Ambedkar Bhavan, 12 LB Block, Sector-III, Salt Lake City
Kolkata-700098, India
E-mail: manoj_kumarsinha@yahoo.com
Tel.:00-91-33-23358785; 23357379
Fax: 00-91-33-2337422, Mobile: 09433602546


Work Experience

Professor of Law, The West National University of J uridical Sciences, Kolkata, India

Director, Indian Society of International Law, New Delhi, India (May 2006 - March
2009).

Assistant Professor and Course Coordinator for PG Diploma in Human Rights,
International Humanitarian and Refugee Laws, Indian Society of International Law, New
Delhi, India (2000-2006).

Visiting Professor at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian
Law, Lund University, Sweden (2004 - 2005).

Professional & Teaching Experience


Delivered lectures to J udges of the various courts in Turkey on International Covenant on
Civil and Political Rights and International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural
Rights, organized by Bilgi University and Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights
and Humanitarian Law, Lund, Sweden. 2
nd
June to 11
th
June 2005, Istanbul, Turkey.

Taught LL.M. students at University of Lund, Sweden.

Delivered lecture to LL.M. students in Banaras Hindu University and various Training
Programmes.

Delivered lecture to PG Diploma Students of the Indian Society of International Law
(1999-2009)
Associated with Human Rights Teaching and Research Centre (HURITER), J awaharlal
Nehru University, New Delhi (1992-1997)

Intern at the National Human Rights Commission of India (March- August 1997)

Examiners for Ph.D. and LL.M. students

J awaharlal Nehru University,
Aligarh Muslim University
Punjab University, Chandigarh
Silchar Central University, Assam
University of Burdwan, West Bengal



Educational Qualifications

Ph.D.. International Law, J NU, New Delhi, India (1997).
M.Phil.,International Law, J NU, New Delhi, India (1994).
M.A., International Studies (Politics), J NU, New Delhi, India (1992).
LL. M. International Human Rights Law, University of Nottingham, UK (1998).
LL.B., University of Delhi, India (2002).


Academic Interests
International Human Rights Law, International Refugee Law, International Humanitarian
Law, Public International Law, International Institutions, Intellectual Property Law,
Constitutional Law and Law and Society.


Editorial Involvement and Consultancies

Editorial Involvement
General Editor, J ournal of International Humanitarian Legal Studies (Martinus
Nijjhof, The Hague)
Managing Editor, ISIL Yearbook of International Humanitarian and Refugee
Laws (Indian Society of International Law, New Delhi)
Assistant Editor, Indian J ournal of International Law (Indian Society of
International Law, New Delhi)

Consultancies
Consultant for the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), Aruna
Asaf Ali Road, New Delhi.
Expert in the Board of Studies in Law, West Bengal State University, Kolkata,
India.

- National Coordinator for Refugee Law cases by University of Michigan,
under the supervision of Prof. J ames Hathaway, University of Michigan, U.S.A.,
http://www.refugeecaselaw.org


Current Projects

Co-editing a book with Professor Rahmatullah Khan on Environmental Law
Editing a book on Business and Human Rights


Publications

Books
Authored
Right to Health in the Context of HIV/AIDS in India and Africa (Manak
Publishers, New Delhi, 2007)
Enforcement of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: International and National
Perspectives (Manak Publishers, New Delhi, 2006).
Humanitarian Intervention by the United Nations (Manak Publishers, New
Delhi,2002)
Implementation of Basic Human Rights (Manak Publishers, New Delhi, 2001),
2nd ed.

Edited Collections
International Criminal Law and Human Rights (ed.) (Manak Publications, New
Delhi, 2010)
International Criminal Law: Issues and Challenges (ed.) (ISIL & Hope India
Publications, New Delhi, 2009)
International Law: Issues and Challenges (ed.) (ISIL & Hope India Publications,
New Delhi, 2009)
Global Governance, Human Rights and Development (ed.) (Satyam Law
International, New Delhi, 2009)
Human Rights and Good Governance: National and International Perspectives
(ed.) (Satyam Law International, New Delhi, 2008)
Basic Documents on International Human Rights & Refugee Laws (Manak
Publishers, New Delhi, 2001), 2
nd
ed.


Chapters in Edited Collections
Corporate Social Responsibility and Human Rights in Parmanand Singh &
Francis J ulian (ed.) Globalisation and Sustainable Good Governance: Challenges
and Opportunities (Manak Publishers, New Delhi, 2010), pp. 374-387.
Social and Cultural Rehabilitation of Torture Victims in Manual for
Rehabilitation of Torture Survivors (Society for Social Research Art and Culture,
New Delhi, 2010), pp. 57-61.
Enforcement of International Humanitarian Law in R. P. Gunputh (ed.)
International Humanitarian Law: War and Conflicts, Victims and International
Criminal Courts, (Star Publications Pvt.Ltd., New Delhi, 2010), pp. 30-47.
History and Evolution of International Criminal Law, in Manoj Kumar Sinha
(ed.) International Criminal Law and Human Rights (Manak Publications, New
Delhi, 2010), pp. 374-378.
Implementation of the Madrid Protocol (1991) on the Environmental Protection
of Antarctica in the Indian Legal System in Gianfranco Tamburelli (ed.) The
Antarctic Legal System: The Protection of the Environment of the Polar Regions,
(Giuffere Editore, Milan, 2008), pp. 207-227.
Right to Development in Africa: Issues and Challenges in Manoj Kumar Sinha
(ed.) Global Governance, Human Rights and Development (Satyam Law
International, New Delhi, 2009), pp. 79-94.
- International Criminal Court: J urisdiction and Admissibility Related Issues, in
Maj. Gen. Nilendra Kumar (ed.), Military Law: Then, Now & Beyond (2005), pp. 112-
118
Laws of Human Rights and Indian Constitution in Bimal N Patel (ed.), India
and International Law (Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, The Netherlands, 2005), pp.
141-174.
Protection of Refugees through Human Rights Instruments: Indian Perspective
in Om Prakash Mishra (ed.) Forced Migration in the South Asian Region:
Displacement, Human Rights and Conflict Resolutions (Manak Publishers, New
Delhi, 2004), pp. 433-452.

Articles in Journals
J udicial Response to Tackle HIV/AIDS in India Indian Journal of
International Law Law, vol. 49, n. 2, 2009, pp. 53-87.
New Dimension of International Human Rights Law, With Special Reference of
Economic Rights Soochow Law Journal, vol. 6, n. 1, 2009, pp. 65-104.
Right to Education: National and International Perspectives Indian Journal of
International Law, vol. 48, n. 2, 2008, pp. 188-207.
Regional Approaches to Refugees - The European Context, ISIL Yearbook of
International Refugee & Humanitarian Law, vol. 7, 2007, pp. 188-202.
Respect of Human Rights in Time of State of Emergency: International and
National Perspectives Indian Journal of International Law, vol. 47, n. 2, 2007,
pp. 225-236.
Decisions of the International Court of J ustice involving Bosnia and
Herzegovina and Serbia and Montenegro ISIL Yearbook of International
Humanitarian and Refugee Law, vol. VI (2006), pp. 126-141.
Human Rights and Good Governance Indian Journal of International Law, vol.
46, n. 4, 2006, pp. 539-555.
Commission on Human Rights to Human Rights Council: A Long J ourney,
Indian Journal of International Law, vol. 46, n. 2, 2006, pp. 265-271.
Environmental Legislations in India, A Report Prepared for the Himachal
Pollution Control Board, 2006
The Role of the National Human Rights Commission in Promotion and
Protection of Human Rights Chinese Yearbook of Human Rights, vol. 4, 2006,
pp. 1-23.
Constitutional Developments and Protection of Human Rights in Nepal Indian
Journal of International Law, vol. 45, n. 4, 2005, pp. 534-544.
Crisis in Darfur: International Response Indian Journal of International Law,
vol. 45, n. 3, 2005, pp. 389-398.
The Role of the National Human Rights Commission of India in Protecting
Human Rights Journal of International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict, n. 3
(2005), pp. 200-205.
International Criminal Court: J urisdiction and Admissibility Related Issues
edited by Maj. Gen. Nilendra Kumar, Military Law: Then, Now & Beyond, (J udge
Advocate Generals Department, New Delhi, 2005), pp. 112-118.
Hinduism and International Humanitarian Law Review of the International
Committee of the Red Cross, vol. 87, n. 858, 2005, pp. 285-294.
Role of National Human Rights Commission of India in Protection of Human
Rights, http://www.rwi.lu.se/pdf/seminar/manoj05.pdf, presented on 4 May 2005.
Minority Rights: A Case Study of India International Journal of Minority and
Group Rights, vol. 12, n .4 (2005), pp. 325-354.
The Creation of Another Court: A Case Study of Special Court for Sierra Leone
ISIL Yearbook of International Refugee & Humanitarian Law, vol. 4, 2004, pp.
89-102.
African Charter on Human Rights: A Reality Indian Journal of International
Law, vol. 44, n. 1, 2004, pp. 160-166.
Protection of Refugees in Africa: A Regional Perspective ISIL Yearbook of
International Refugee & Humanitarian Law, vol. 3, 2003, pp. 150-162.
Are European Inquisitorial and Adversarial Criminal J ustice Systems
Converging? Should They? Indian Journal of International Law, vol. 43, n. 3,
2003, pp. 545-559.
Development at the Crossroads - Is Right to Development a Human Right
Indian Journal of International Law, vol. 42, n. 4, 2002, pp. 512-523.
Al-Qaida Prisoners at Guantanamo Bay: An Inquiry Indian Journal of
International Law, vol. 42, n. 1, 2002, pp. 85-91.
Human Rights Committee: A Precursor of an International Criminal Court
Indian Journal of International Law, vol. 41, n. 4, 2001, pp. 622-632.
New Dimension to the European Convention on Human Rights in the Light of
Turkish Cases Indian Journal of International Law, vol. 40, n. 4, 2000, pp. 728-
768.
International Criminal Court: A Backgrounder World Focus, n. 266 (August)
2001, pp. 1-6.
Is Humanitarian Intervention Permissible under International Law? Indian
Journal of International Law, vol. 40, n. 1, 2000, pp. 62-71.
Protection of Environment During Armed Conflicts: A Case Study of Kosovo
ISIL Yearbook of International Humanitarian & Refugee Laws, vol. 1, 2001, pp.
230-250.
International Human Rights Regime and States of Emergency: Need for Reform
Indian Journal of International Law, vol. 39, n. 4, 1999, pp. 677-688.
Sexual Harassment: A Wrong beyond Discrimination Journal of the Indian Law
Institute, vol. 41, n. 4, 1999, pp. 478-488.
Contours of Custodial J urisprudence: The Supreme Court of India Defines and
Develops the Norms Encounter, vol. 2, n. 5, 1999, pp. 167-178.
The Role of National Human Rights Commission of India in the Implementation
of Human Rights Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights, vol. 16, n. 1, 1998,
pp. 101-106.
National Human Rights Commission of India vs. State of Arunachal Pradesh,
Indian Journal of International Law, vol. 37, no. 1, 1997, pp. 128-35.


Book Reviews
U.C. J ha, The Military Justice System in India: An Analysis, Indian Journal of
International Law, vol. 49, no. 1, 2009, pp. 136-138.
Nikolas Sturchler, The Threat of Force in International Law, Indian Journal of
International Law, vol. 47, no. 4, 2007, pp. 737-739.
International Association of Refugee Law J udges, The Asylum Process and the
Rule of Law, ISIL Yearbook of International Humanitarian and Refugee Law,
Vol. VI, 2006, pp. 293-296.
Tal Becker, Terrorism and the State: Rethinking the Rules of State Responsibility,
Indian Journal of International Law, vol. 46, no. 3, 2006, pp. 478-479.
Fatsah Ouguergouz, The African Charter on Human and Peoples Rights: A
Comprehensive Agenda for Human Dignity and Sustainable Democracy in Africa,
Indian Journal of International Law, vol. 46, n. 1, 2006, pp. 134-136.
Ravi Sharma Aryal, Interpretation of Treaties: Law and Practice, Indian Journal
of International Law, vol. 45, n. 4, 2005, pp. 584-585.
Surya P. Subedi, Dynamics of Foreign Policy and Law: A Study of Indo-Nepal
Relations, Indian Journal of International Law, vol. 45, n. 3, 2005, pp. 439-441.
Abdularahim Vijapur and Kumar Suresh (eds.) Perspectives on Human Rights,
Indian Journal of International Law, vol. 39, n. 3, 1999, pp. 608-612.
S.K. Kapoor, Human Rights Under International Law and Indian Law, (Central
Law Agency, Allahabad, 1999) Indian Journal of International Law, vol.39, n.1,
1999, pp. 132-135.
Marco Sassoli and Antoine A. Bouvier, How Does Law Protect in War? Cases,
Materials on Commentary (ICRC, Geneva, 2000) Indian Journal of International
Law, vol.41, n.4, 2001, pp.185-187.
Sarah J oseph, J enry Schultz and Melissa Castan, The International Covenant on
Civil and Political Rights: Cases, Materials and Commentary (Oxford University
Press, New York, 2000), Indian Journal of International Law, vol. 41, n. 4, 2001,
pp. 185-187.
Martin Dixon, Textbook on International Law (Universal Law Publishing Co.
Ltd., Delhi, 2001) 4th ed. and 1
st
Indian Reprint, Indian Journal of International
Law, vol. 42, n. 1, 2002, pp. 133-134.
A.K. Koul & V.K. Ahuja, Law of Copyright: From Gutenbergs Invention to
Internet, (Faculty of Law, University of Delhi, 2001), Indian Journal of
International Law, vol. 42, n. 3, 2002, pp. 448-450.
G. Saibaba & K. Sreenivasa Rao, Structural Adjustment and Implications of
Human Rights (Serial Publications, New Delhi, 2003), Indian Journal of
International Law, vol. 43, n. 1, 2003, pp. 192-195.

Compilation

- Bibliography for Approaches to Environmental Legislation in SAARC Countries
Primary Source Materials on Environmental Law, Training Programme on
Environmental Law for SAARC Countries, 23-29 December 1993, J awaharlal Nehru
University,

- Primary Documents for International Environmental Law: Major Instruments, vols.
I & II, Training Programme for Law Officers, 4-15 J anuary 1994

Projects Submitted to the National Human Rights Commission of India as an Intern

- Cases on Prisoners (Commentaries submitted to National Human Rights Commission
of India) September 1997, pp. 1-37

- Priority Areas for Research in Human Rights (Submitted to National Human Rights
Commission of India) August 1997, pp. 1-6

- Indian Cases on Human Rights (submitted to National Human Rights Commission of
India) August 1997, pp. 1-21

- Bibliography on Human Rights (submitted to National Human Rights Commission of
India), J une 1997 pp. 1-49


Guest Lectures and Conference Papers

A Selection of Papers presented at the International Level
Presented a paper on Implementation of International Human Rights Law by the
Indian Courts in Australia and New Zealand Society of International Law
(ANZSIL) conference, 2011, Canberra, Australia, 23-25 J une 2011.
Lecture delivered to participants of South Asian Teaching Session jointly
organized by the International Committee of the Red Cross and Kathmandu Law
School, Kathmandu, Nepal, 20-27 April 2011.
Delivered series of lectures to the students of M.A. International Relations of
University of Reunion Island, Reunion, France, 4 -15 October 2010
Presented a Paper on 123 Agreement: Legal and Political Implications jointly
organized by University of Reading and the Dr. Ambedkar Law University,
Chennai, Reading, U.K. 16-17 September 2010.
Presented a Paper on Challenges to International Criminal Court at India
Australia Dialogue on International Law, jointly organized by the Indian Society
of International Law and Australian and New Zealand Society of International
Law, 5-6 December 2009.
Presented a Paper on Significant and Impact of Supreme Court of India at VII
KAS Conference on International Law, jointly organized by KAS and Max Planck
Institute, Heidelberg, Germany, 12-13 November 2009.
Presented a Paper on Enforcement of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights at
International Conference of International and Comparative Law, 29 December
2008, Organised by University of Soochow Law School, Taipei, Taiwan.
Presented a Paper on International Human Rights Law and conditionality
attached to International Development Cooperation at ACUNS Annual Meeting
on The UN and the Global Development Architecture from 4-8 J une 2008,
Bonn, Germany.
Participated as a Discussant in conference, Courting Justice II: Second BISA
Conference organized by NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad (M.K.
Nambyar SAARCLAW Chair in Comparative Constitutional Studies) & Law and
Society South Asia Network, New Delhi, 28-29 April 2008.
Presented a Paper on Normative Foundations of Global Governance: Universal
Ethics and Values: Fact or fiction?, at German Development Institute, Bonn,
Germany, 20 February 2008
Presented a Paper on International Criminal Court and Response of Asian
Countries, Organised by International Bar Association, Bar Association of India,
International Committee of the Red Cross & Indian Society of International Law,
New Delhi, 12
th
and 13
th
J anuary 2007
Presented a Paper on Human Rights and Good Governance at International
Legal studies of the National Research Council of Italy, Rome on 27
th
J uly 2006.
Presented a Paper on Protection of Human Rights in India through Courts and
Human Rights Commission organized by Swedish South Asian Studies Network
(SASNET), Lund University, Sweden, on 25 May 2005.
Presented a Paper on Right to Development in Africa: Issues and Challenges at
Annual Conference of the Institute for International Law of Peace and Armed
Conflict of the Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany, at the Hague, on 21 May
2005.
Presented a Paper on Indian Political System to the Students of Katholieke
University of Leuven, Belgium, on 19 May 2005.
Presented a Paper on Role of National Human Rights Commission of India in
Protection of Human Rights Public Lecture, Raoul Wallenberg Institute of
Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, Lund, Sweden, 4 May 2005.
The Role of National Human Rights Commission of India in Implementation of
Human Rights on Human Rights Day, 10 December 1997, Human Rights Law
Centre, University of Nottingham, U.K.

A Selection of Papers Presented at the National Level
Special Lecture delivered to the students and faculty of Hidayatullah National
Law University, Raipur, Chattishgarh, 17-18 March 2011
Presented a Paper as a main resource person on Enforcement of Economic,
Social and Cultural Rights: National and International Perspectives in National
Seminar on organized by University of Mumbai and Maharashtra Human Rights
Commission, Khandala, 24-26 February 2011.
Presented a Paper on Anti Terrorism Laws and Human Rights: The National and
International Standards in UGC sponsored National Seminar on National
Security, Terrorism and Human Rights organized by Dr. Ambedkar College,
Department of Law, Deekshabhomi, Nagpur, 19-20 February 2011.
Presented a Paper on Anti Terrorism Laws and Human Rights: The National and
International Standards in UGC sponsored National Seminar on National
Security, Terrorism and Human Rights organized by Dr. Ambedkar College,
Department of Law, Deekshabhomi, Nagpur, 19-20 February 2011.
Participated as a J udge in the Final Round of Phillip J essup Moot Court
Competition organized by the KIIT Law School, Bhubaneswar, 29 J anuary 2011.
Invited to present a Paper as Resource Person War Crimes in International
Seminar organized by KIIT Law School, Bhubaneswar, 6-9 J anuary 2011.
Lecture delivered to participants of the Training Programme on International
Humanitarian Law jointly organized by the International Committee of the Red
Cross and WBNUJ S, Kolkata, 10 December 2010
Lecture delivered to participants of the Training Programme on International
Humanitarian Law jointly organized by the International Committee of the Red
Cross and Burdwan University, Burdwan, 29 October 2010
Lecture delivered to Indian Foreign Service Probationers on Sources of
International Law organised by the Indian Society of International Law, New
Delhi, on 21 September 2010.
Lecture delivered to participants of 16
th
South Asian Teaching Session jointly
organized by the International Committee of the Red Cross and National Law
School Bangalore, 27 April 2010.
Lecture delivered to participants of Advanced IHL South Asia Academics
Training (AISAAT), Varca, Goa, 29-31 March 2010.
Lecture delivered to participants of Teaching Session on International
Humanitarian Law, jointly organized by the International Committee of the Red
Cross and Sikkim University, Gangtok, Sikkimon 9-10 December 2009.
Lecture delivered to participants of 15
th
South Asian Teaching Session jointly
organized by the International Committee of the Red Cross and Andhra
University, Vishakapatnam, on 16-17 November 2009.
Lecture delivered to participants of Teaching Session jointly organized by the
International Committee of the Red Cross and Guwahati University, Assam, on
3 July 2009.
Lecture delivered to Interns of National Human Rights Commission of India,on
Enforcement of International Bill of Human Rights, at the National Human
Rights Commission of India, New Delhi, 21 May 2009.
Lecture delivered to Indian Economic Service Probationers, organised by the
Indian Society of International Law, New Delhi, on Economic Rights, on 19May
2009
Lecture delivered to College and University teachers who have attended UGC
sponsored Orientation Programme by the Academic Staff College, Jamia Milia
Islamia, New Delhi, on International Bill of Human Rights, on 30 April 2009.
Lecture delivered to participants of 14
th
South Asian Teaching Session jointly
organized by the International Committee of the Red Cross and NALSAR,
Hyderabad, on International Criminal Tribunals and International Criminal
Court, on 28 April 2009.
Presented a paper on Legal Education in India at Thirty-Eight Annual
Conference of the Indian Society of International Law, New Delhi, 17 April 2009.
Lecture delivered to LL.B. students of M.S. University, Vadodra, on International
Law, 9-11 April 2009.
Presented a Paper on Human Rights and Governance: Perspectives on Global
Implementation, Organised by Department of Political Science, Goa in
Association with National Human Rights Commission, 24th-25th October, 2008.
Presented a paper on International Human Rights Regimes at the Golden
J ubilee 37
th
Annual Conference of the Indian Society of International Law, on 30
March 2008.
Presented a paper on A Seminar on Threats and Challenges of HIV/AIDS in
India and Africa at the Indian Society of International Law, New Delhi, 4
December 2006.
Presented a paper on International Human Rights Instruments and Freedom of
Expression at the academic session on Freedom of Expression: Cultural
Diversity and Social Harmony organized by Iran Culture House, New Delhi, 30
April 2006.
Presented a paper on Commission on Human Rights to Human Rights Council
at Thirty-Fifth Annual Conference of the Indian Society of International Law, New
Delhi, 15 April 2006.
Participated in a Meeting of Group of Experts on Various Issues Related to
Copyrights, organized by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department
of Secondary & Higher Education, Copyright Division, 13 April 2006.
Member of Expert Committee in drafting of PG Diploma course in Human Rights
and Intellectual Property Rights of Indira Gandhi National Open University
(IGNOU), 27 28 March 2006.
Presented a paper on Enforcement of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in a
Seminar on Human Rights in the Global Economy, organized by Centre for
Promotion of Human Rights Teaching and Research (HURITER), School of
International Studies, JNU and Centre for International Legal Studies, JNU ,
New Delhi, 18
th
March 2006.
Presented a paper on International Refugee Law at Conference organized by
Human Rights Law Network, New Delhi, 26 November 2005.
Lecture delivered to College and University teachers who have attended UGC
sponsored Refresher Course in Human Rights, organized by the Academic Staff
College, Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi, on Regional Human Rights, on 4
th

October 2005.
Lecture delivered to College and University teachers who have attended UGC
sponsored Refresher Course in International Law, organized by the Indian
Society of International Law, on 14 September 2005.
Lecture delivered to DANICS probationers on the Infrastructure for Human
Rights Implementation in India on 20
th
July 2005.
Lecture delivered to Indian Foreign Service Probationers on various topics,
namely, International Law and International Human Rights, 4-16 July 2005, at
Indian Society of International Law, New Delhi.
Presented a paper on Enforcement of International Human Rights Instruments
at Second International Law Conference organized by the Indian Society of
International Law, 14-17 November 2004.
Presented a paper on Refugee Protection in India in a Seminar organized by the
Public Interest Legal Support and Research Centre & Delhi Administration
Officers Academic Forum on 24
th
April 2004 at India International Centre, New
Delhi.
Lecture delivered to College and University teachers who have attended UGC
sponsored Orientation programme, organized by the Academic Staff College,
Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi, on International Bill of Human Rights, on 17
th

April 2004.
Lecture delivered to College and University political science teachers who have
attended UGC sponsored Refresher Course in Law, organized by the Academic
Staff College, Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi, on Regional Human Rights
Instruments, on 18
th
January 2004.
Lecture delivered to the participants of the 19
th
International Training Programme
in Legislative Drafting on International Organizations on 24
th
December 2003,
organized by Bureau of Parliamentary Studies and Training Lok Sabha
Secretariat, New Delhi.
Enforcement of International Human Rights Instruments on Human Rights Day
10
th
December 2003, at International Legal Studies Division, JNU
Lecture delivered to College and University teachers who have attended UGC
sponsored 1
st
Refresher Course in International Law, organized by the Indian
Society of International Law, from 24 June to 12
th
July 2003
Lecture delivered to College and University teachers who have attended UGC
sponsored 3
rd
Refresher Course in Law, organized by the Banaras Hindu
University, from 7 to 27 November 2000.
Protection of Refugee through Human Rights Instruments: Indian Perspective
International Conference on Forced Migration: Displacement, Human Rights and
Conflict Resolution, Centre for Refugee Studies, Jadavpur University in
collaboration with R.S.C., University of Oxford, ILA & LRI Calcutta, 20-22 April
2000.
The Role of National Human Rights Commission of India in implementation of
Human Rights on Human Rights Day, 10 December 1996, Indian Society of
International Law, New Delhi
The Role of Indian J udiciary in Enforcing of Fundamental Human Rights Law
on Human Rights Day, 10 December 1995, at India International Centre, New
Delhi


Participation in Conferences and Seminars

Participated as an expert in the PG Workshop organized by the Australia National
University (ANU), Canberra, Australia, 22 J une 2011.
Participated in Expert Group Meeting on Right to Education organized by
UNESCO, Paris, France, 5-6 October 2007.
Participated in Asian Symposium on International Humanitarian Law, organized
by International Committee of the Red Cross, Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur,
Malaysia, 24-26 April 2006.
Participated in a two-day Conference on the Publication of the ICRC Study on
Customary International Humanitarian Law, organised by the International
Committee of the Red Cross, New Delhi, India, 8-9 December 2005.
Participated in the Meeting of Representatives of European J ournal of
International Law and\or Human Rights organized by the Raoul Wallenberg
Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law in Co-operation with the
European Society of International Law, Lund, Sweden, 18 February 2005.
Participated in Human Rights fact Finding Missions Workshop organized by the
Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and International Humanitarian
Law, Lund, Sweden, 30 November - 2 December 2004.
Led Indian Delegation to Beijing to participate in Asia-Pacific Regional
Conference on Model United Nations, organized by UNA-China, Beijing, China,
18-24 August 2004.
Rapporteur for VIII International Symposium on Torture, Vigyan Bhavan New
Delhi, India, 23-25 September 1999.
Rapporteur for UNEP/SACEP/J NU Workshop on Framework Legislation for
Environmental Management in South Asian Countries, New Delhi, India, 11-15
December 1995.


Management and Co-Ordination of Programmes

Member of the Organising Committee of the Indian Society of International Law
for organizing International Conferences, 2001,2004,2005, 2006, 2007,2008 and
2009
Member of the Organising Committee of International Bar Association, Bar
Association of India, International Committee of the Red Cross & Indian Society
of International Law, for International Conference on International Criminal
Court, New Delhi, India, 12-13 J anuary 2007.
Programme Coordinator for Summer Courses organized by the Indian Society of
International Law (2002 2004).
Course Co-ordinator for Post-Graduate Diploma in Human Rights, International
Humanitarian & Refugee Laws (1999-2004).
Human Rights: Issues and Challenges, seminar at Indian Society of International
Law, New Delhi, India, 10 December 1996.


Scholarships

Awarded International Development Research Centre (IDRC) Scholarship,
2009.
Awarded CNR- Short Term Mobility Scholarship to undertake research in
International Law by International Legal Studies of the National Research
Council of Italy, Rome, 16-31 J uly 2006.
Awarded European Commission Scholarship to pursue LL.M. in Human Rights
from University of Nottingham
Awarded scholarship from International Institute of Human Rights, Strasbourg,
France, to attend 29
th
Session programme on Human Rights from 6-31 July 1998.
Awarded Henry Dunant Scholarship from International Committee of the Red
Cross, New Delhi, to write a project on Protection of Environment during Armed
Conflicts, J uly 1999.



Memberships

Life Member, Indian Society of International Law, 9, Bhagwan Dass Road, New Delhi-
110001, India.

Associate Member, International Association of Refugee Law Judges, Secretariat, P.O.
Box 956, 2003 RZ Harrlem, The Netherlands. http://www.iarlj.nl

Private Member, International Criminal Law Network (ICLN), Koninginnegracht 22,
2514 AB The Hague, www.icln.net

Life Member, All India Law Teachers Congress, and elected as Secretary for 3
rd
time in
a row 2011-13.

Language Proficiency

English, Hindi, Bengali

Community Services

Volunteer: Christmas Holiday for the Elderly, 23-28 December 1997, Ancaster Hall,
University of Nottingham, and U.K.

Involved in community action programmes