The Establishment of the Global Justice Academy is inspired by educational role of following individuals with whom I worked:
1. Mr. Chief Justice Rajinder Sachar, (Retd); former Member, United Nations Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights and United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Adequate Housing, and former President Peoples Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL), New Delhi, INDIA.
2. Mr. K.T.S. Tulsi, MP, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India, & Ex-Vice-Chairman, Law Commission of India.
3. Ms. Ann Blyberg, Executive Director, International Human Rights Internship Program (IHRIP), and Adjunct Professorial Lecturer School of International Service, American University, Washington DC, USA.
4. Mr. Van Dusenbery, Professor & Chair, Global Studies, Hamline University, St Paul, USA.
5. Professor J.Oloka-Onyango, Director of the Human Rights and Peace Centre (HURIPEC) and former Dean of Law at Makerere University. Mr. Oloka-Onyango served as a member and Special Rapporteur on Globalization & Human Rights of the United Nations Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights, Kampala, UGANDA.
6. Mr. Todd Howland, Representative of United Nations Office High Commissioner Human Rights (UN OHCHR), Bogota, COLUMBIA.
7. Ms. Stacey White, Founder Head Stacewhite Consulting, is a senior humanitarian policy and systems analyst who is committed to enhancing the quality of humanitarian action and improving accountability to vulnerable populations. She has two primary areas of focus: disaster risk management and forced migration, both of which she approaches from a protection lens. She has 20 years’ experience in the international humanitarian aid industry, having lived and worked in multiple countries across the globe.
8. Mr. Lyal S. Sunga, Special Advisor on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, Rome, Italy, and Visiting Professor at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (RWI), Lund, Sweden, formerly Senior Lecturer (2005 to 2009) and RWI’s first Director of Research, Rome, ITALY.
9. Judge N. Pillay, Former UN OHCHR, and President of ICTR and ICTY.
10. Ms. Ann Marie Winter, Executive Director, Area Agency on Aging of Pasco-Pinellas, Florida, and former Lead UN Lead Human Rights Trainer, Former Yugoslavia.
12. Ms. Francesca Marotta, Head, Methodology, Education and Training Section, United Nations Office High Commissioner Human Rights (UN OHCHR), Geneva, SWITZERLAND.
13. Mr. Craig Mokhiber, Chief of Development and Economic and Social Issues Branch, United Nations Office High Commissioner Human Rights (UN OHCHR), Geneva, SWITZERLAND.
14. Mr. Hubert Wieland, Minister Counselor, Permanent Mission of Peru to the UN, Geneva; & former Special Representative of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (UN OHCHR)) to former Yugoslavia, Geneva, SWITZERLAND.
15. Justice P.N. Bhagwati, Retired Supreme Court of India as its Chief Justice. Justice Bhagwati is the Chairman of the South Asian Task Force on Judiciary. He is Vice-Chairman of El Taller, an International Human Rights Development Organization located in Tunis. He has been a member of the Committee of Experts of the ILO for over 15 years. For over 6 years he was the Vice-Chairman of the United Nations Human Rights Committee, and he is now elected as the Chairman. The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has taken him as Regional Adviser for the Asia Pacific Region. He has also carried out several missions for the United Nations Centre for Human Rights, the Commonwealth Secretariat, and the International Commission of Jurists. He is presently Chairman of the Human Rights Committee under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights of the United Nations. He is also the Regional Adviser to the High Commissioner for Human Rights for the entire Asia and Pacific Region. He is also a Member of the International Advisory Council of the World Bank for Legal and Judicial Reforms, New Delhi, INDIA.
16. Professor Howard Vogel, Emeritus Professor, Hamline Law School, and former Editor, the Journal of Law and Religion, St. Paul, USA.
17. Ms. Louise Doswald-Beck (Switzerland), Professor and Director (Retired), Centre for International Humanitarian Law, Graduate Institute of International Studies; & Ex-Secretary General, International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), Geneva, SWITZERLAND.
18. Ms. Ms. Pramila Patten of Mauritius - Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict. She is a practising Barrister at Law has served since 2003 as Member of The UN Committee on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women. Ms. Patten is a Member of the High Level Advisory Group for Global Study on Security Council resolution 1325 on Women Peace & Security (since 2014) and the Advisory Panel of African Women’s rights Observatory, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (since 2010). She served as Adviser, Ministry of Women's Rights, Child Development & Family Welfare (2000-2004); Member of the Advisory Committee of Due Diligence Framework Project (2012-2014); Member of International Women’s Rights Action Watch (1993-2002) and as United Nations Secretary-General-appointed Commissioner of the International Commission of Inquiry into the massacre in Guinea Conakry in 2009.
19. Mr. Pramod Sharma, Founder Coordinator, Yuvsatta, and Global Youth Peace Festival, Chandigarh, INDIA