Christian Courtis
Human Rights Officer
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
University of Buenos Aires Law School

Christian Courtis is a Human Rights Officer with the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, where he coordinates the working team on economic, social and cultural rights. He is a law professor at the Univerisity of Buenos Aires Law School (Argentina) and invited professor at ITAM Law School (Mexico). He has been visiting professor and researcher at different universities in Europe, Latin America and the United States. He has served as a consultant for the World/Panamerican Health Organization, UNESCO, the UN Department for Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), the Economic and Social Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the Inter-American Institute for Human Rights. He was previously the coordinator of the Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Project of the International Commission of Jurists (Geneva).

“Notes on the Implementation by Latin American Courts of the ILO Convention 169 on Indigenous Peoples,” Sur: International Journal on Human Rights (Year 6, Number 10, June 2009)
“Argentina,” in Langford, Malcolm, ed. Social Rights Jurisprudence: Emerging Trends in International and Comparative Law, Cambridge University Press, 2008
Courts and the Legal Enforcement of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. Comparative experiences of justiciability (Internacional Commission of Jurists, Geneva, 2008)
Los derechos sociales en el debate democrático (Fundación Sindical de Estudios-Bomarzo, Madrid, 2006, with Víctor Abramovich)