Claire Callejon

Claire Callejon

Associate Research Fellow

Areas of expertise

International Human Rights Law  /  UN Human Rights Mechanisms  /  International Refugee Law

Dr Claire Callejon is a senior researcher at the Paris Human Rights Center and has been part of the Academic Platform on Treaty Body Review 2020 since 2017.

Her areas of expertise include international human rights law, the United Nations (UN) Human Rights machinery and refugee law. She has worked as a consultant specializing in legal research for human rights NGOs and more recently for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. She also worked as a judge assessor appointed by the UNHCR at the French National Court of Asylum, which is the court of appeal for asylum seekers in France.

Dr Callejon holds a PhD in Public Law from Paris II University (Panthéon-Assas) which she completed under the supervision of Professor Emmanuel Decaux. Her PhD dissertation focused on the reform of the UN Human Rights Commission and the Human Rights Council. She also holds a Master’s degree in International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law from the same university.

Research Projects

Roundtable discussion during the Regional Consultation for North America and the English Speaking Caribbean on the Future of the UN Treaty Body System Project

Academic Platform on Treaty Body Review 2020

The Geneva Academy is coordinating the academic input to the 2020 review of UN treaty bodies by the UN General Assembly via the creation of an academic network of independent researchers, a call for papers, a series of regional consultations, annual conferences in Geneva, as well as ongoing interactions with key stakeholders.

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Treaty Bodies’ Individual Communication Procedures: Providing Redress and Reparation to Victims of Human Rights Violations

May 2019

Claire Callejon, Kamelia Kemileva, Felix Kirchmeier

Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights

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Première décennie du Conseil des droits de l’homme : un bilan contrasté

November 2017

Claire Callejon, in Mélanges en l’honneur du Professeur Emmanuel Decaux


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Les relations entre les Comités

January 2010

Claire Callejon, in Le Pacte international relatif aux droits civils et politiques – Commentaire article par article, sous la direction d’Emmanuel Decaux


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La réforme de la Commission des droits de l’homme des Nations Unies, de la Commission au Conseil des droits de l’homme

November 2008

Claire Callejon


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