Prof. Dr. Eibe Riedel
- Eibe Riedel is emeritus professor of German and Comparative Public Law, European and International Law at the University of Mannheim/Germany, and a member of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and cultural rights, Geneva from 1997 – 2012. He is a judge at The Hague Permanent Court of Arbitration, chaired the Board of Trustees of the German Institute of Human Rights, Berlin until 2016, and is a former director of the Institute of Medical Law, Bioethics and Public Health of the Universities of Mannheim and Heidelberg, as well as a director and founder of the Mannheim Institute of Transport Law, including Inland Navigation Law.
- Eibe Riedel was Swiss Chair of Human Rights in Geneva from 2009 – 2012, and a visiting professor at the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights from 2013 – 2017. He is Honorary Adjunct Professor at the University of Adelaide. He also chairs the Board of Directors of WaterLex, Geneva.
- He has written widely on human rights, recently on the Optional Protocol to the ICESCR in Essays in Honour of Judge Bruno Simma, Oxford 2011, 574-589; on ‘Global Human Rights at the Crossroads: ‘Strengthening’ or ‘Reforming’ the System’, in Festschrift Eckart Klein, Berlin 2013, 1289-1306; on ‘ESC-Rights in Armed Conflict’ in Andrew Clapham (ed.), Oxford Handbook on International Law (2014), chapter 18, 441-468; on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in International Law, in Riedel/Giacca/Golay(eds.), Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in International Law, Contemporary Issues and Challenges, O.U.P. 2014, re-edited 2016, 3-48; and “Rethinking Human Rights – Real Reforms in Procedure and Substance?, in: ‘Aus Kiel in die Welt: Kiel’s Contribution to International Law. Essays in Honour of the 100th Anniversary of the Walther-Schücking-Institute for International Law’, Berlin, September 2014; Reflections on the UN Human Rights Covenants at Fifty, in Archiv des Völkerrechts, vol. 54, Tübingen 2016, 132-152.
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