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Honorable Navanethem Pillay

Former UN High Commission for Human Rights

The Honorable Navanethem (Navi) Pillay served as United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Human Rights from 2008-14. Prior to this position, Ms. Pillay was elected in 2003 as a judge on the International Criminal Court. In 1995, Ms. Pillay was appointed as acting judge on the South African High Court, and in the same year was elected by the UN General Assembly to be a judge on the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, where she served a total of eight years, the last four (1999-2003) as President. She currently serves on the Board of Advisors of the ABA’s International Criminal Court Project.

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