Access to Justice / Children’s Rights / Rule of Law / Human Rights / Accountability / Global Security / Detention / Advocacy / Programme Management
Alex Conte is Executive Director of Child Rights Connect, an NGO focused on the transformative role and potential of children and children's rights defenders – working with and through the United Nations human rights system – to realize children's rights and sustainable systemic change for a prosperous and fair society.
He is an experienced human rights lawyer with over 20 years of practical experience at all levels of conceptualizing, designing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating human rights and rule of law work. His work has included a significant focus on achieving justice for gross human rights violations, through redress for victims and accountability of perpetrators.
Alex has worked as a criminal law barrister, with international intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations, and in academia as a professor of international law and human rights.
Alex holds undergraduate, masters and PhD degrees in law and was the 2004 New Zealand Law Foundation International Research Fellow.
MONUSCO/Sylvain LiechtiMaster in transitional justice - Course
This course takes a primarily practice-based approach to the subject and will be of importance and value to those from a civil society background, those wishing to work within civil society organizations and those with an interest in the transformative potential of civil society actors.
Alex Conte, in Casey-Maslen (eds.), The War Report 2014
Oxford University Press
Alex Conte, in Fionnuala Ni Aoláin and Oren Gross (eds.), Guantanamo and Beyond: Exceptional Courts and Military Commissions in Comparative and Policy Perspectives
Cambridge University Press
Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR)