Martin Scheinin

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Scheinin Martin C Niina SarkonenMartin Scheinin is Professor of International Law and Human Rights at the EUI. Currently he is the President of the International Association of Constitutional Law. Previously he was appointed as the first UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and counter-terrorism (2005-2011). In 1997-2004 he was a member of the UN Human Rights Committee. In 1998-2008 he was Professor of Constitutional and International Law and Director of the Institute for Human Rights at Åbo Akademi University. In 1993-1998 he was Professor of Constitutional Law at the Helsinki University where he also got his doctorate.