Iulia Antoanella Motoc

Judge | European Court of Human Rights

Born on 20 August 1967, in Timişoara, Romania

  • L.L.B., University of Bucharest, School of Law, 1989
  • Master in International Public Law, University Aix-Marseilles III, 1991
  • S.J.D. in International Public Law, University Aix-Marseilles III, 1996
  • Habilitation in Law, University Paris XI, 1998
  • Ph.D. in Philosophy, University of Bucharest, Department of Philosophy, 1999
  • Senior “Jean Monnet” Fellow, New York University, School of Law, 2003-2004
  • Senior Fellow, Yale University, School of Law, Orville Centre for International Human Rights, 2004-2007
  • Trainee Prosecutor, Giurgiu Regional Prosecution Office, 1989-1990
  • Judge, Trial Court of the 2nd District of Bucharest, 1990-1995
  • Lawyer, Bucharest Bar Association, 1995-2013
  • Teaching Assistant (1995-1997), lecturer (1997-1998), reader (1998-2002), professor of International Law and Human Rights (2002-2013) and European Law (2007-2013), University of Bucharest
  • Member of the Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities, Council of Europe, 1998-2004 and 2008-2012
  • Member (2000–2007) and President (2000-2001) of the Sub-Commission on the promotion and protection of human rights, United Nations
  • Member, Working Group on Indigenous Populations, United Nations, 2000-2004
  • Special Rapporteur of the United Nations Commission for Human Rights for the Democratic Republic of Congo, 2001-2004
  • Member, Working Group on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights, United Nations, 2003-2006
  • UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Human Genome, 2004-2007
  • Member (2006-2013), Rapporteur (2008-2010) and Vice-President (2012-2013), Human Rights Committee, United Nations
  • Member, Executive Board of the European Society of International Law, 2004-2008
  • Member of the Presidential Commission for Analysis of the Constitution, Romania, 2007-2008
  • Member of the Fundamental Rights Agency of the European Union, 2010-2012
  • Director (Romania) of the European Master on Human Rights and Democratisation, European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation, Venice, 2007-2013
  • Arbitrator, International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes, Washington, 2008-2013
  • Research Professor, Justice and International Law in a Global World, Institute for Research in International and European Law, Sorbonne, 2012-2013
  • Judge, Constitutional Court of Romania, 2010-2013
  • Judge of the European Court of Human Rights since 18 December 2013.