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Prof. Dr. Dumitru Mazilu

 
  

 

       

                         

   
 

 

Date and place of Birth: June 24, 1934, in Bacau county, Romania
Nationality: Romanian
Profession: Professor of Law, Lawyer
Education: Ph.D., Law Sciences, Doctor Honoris Causa by A.C. of Switzerland
Civil Status: married, one child
 

Professional History:
1959 - Graduated from the Faculty of Law
1964 - Doctor’s Degree in Law: Professor of Law at the Sovial and Political Sciences Academy within the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Professor of International Law
1965-1968 – Chairman of the National Sub-Commission for Inquiring into abuses and illegalities
1970-1974 – Scientific Director of the Institute of Political Sciences, Bucharest
1974 – Visiting Professor, Columbia, Harvard, and Berkeley Universities
1975-1986 – Legal Adviser in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Representative of Romania at the Conference of the Sea Law
1983-1988 – Member of the United Nations’ Sub-Commission for the Prevention of Discrimination and the Protection of Minorities, Geneva
1978-1985 – Representative of Romania in the sixth Committee of the UN General Assembly
1985-1992 – United Nations Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Youth in Romania
1986-1989 – Kept in detention as a consequence of his critical report on Human Rights in Romania
1988-1989 – The International Court of justice at the Hague judged his case and – by its Decision no.81/15 December 1989 – asked the Romanian authorities to free him, underlining that he was enjoying the United Nations’ diplomatic immunity
1989-1990 – Vice-President of Romania (CFSN)
1990-present – President of the Romanian Institute of Human Rights and Youth
1991 – Doctor Honoris Causa of A. C. of Switzerland for the promotion of Human Rights
1991-1993 – Professor of Human Rights and the Sea Law
- Minister-Counselor within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1993-1994 – Head of the Diplomatic Mission of Romania in Manila
1994 – Ambassador in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1994 – Ambassador to the International Organizations in Vienna
1995-1997 – Vice-Chancellor of the United Nations Committee for the Peaceful Use of Outer Space
1995 – Vice-President of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization
1995 – Vice-Chancellor of the Plennary Committee of the General Conference of the IAEA
1995 – Representative of Romania to the Sixth Committee of the UN General Assembly
1996 – Member of the General Committee of the General Conference of the IAEA
1996-1997 – Chairman of the Working Group of the General Conference of the IAEA
1996-1997 – Chairman of the Open Working Group for the 40th Anniversary of the IAEA
1996-1997 – Vice-Chairman of the Sixth (Legal) Committee of the United Nations General Assembly
2000 – Member of the Central European Academy of Science and Art, Romania
2001 – President of the Romanian National Committee of the Central European Academy of Science and Art.