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The fight against torture
19 de junio de 2018
CADAL organized a lecture by Sébastien Touzé, director of the René Cassin Foundation and member of the UN Committee Against Torture. The event, held at the Buenos Aires French Alliance auditorium, included comments by Argentine lawyer Daniel Sabsay. Florie Pastis, International Intern at CADAL, gave the opening remarks.

During his presentation, given in French with simultaneous interpretation, Dr. Touzé spoke about the work done by the UN Committee Against Torture.

Florie Postis

Florie Pastis, a CADAL International Intern from France, gave the opening remarks at the event.

Sébastien Touzé

Sébastien Touzé is a professor at the University Panthéon-Assas (Paris II), director of the René Cassin Foundation, and member of the UN Committee Against Torture. He was the General Secretary of the “Société Française por le Droit International (SFDI).” Professor Touzé holds a Doctorate in Law from the University Panthéon-Assas (Paris II) and has authored several publications on human rights international law  and the European system for the protection of human rights. Professor Touzé has also edited more than 10 books, including the recent book La Cour européenne  des droits de l’homme – une confiance nécessaire pour une autorité renouvelée (Pedone, 2016). Sébastien Touzé is head of compliance for the Great East region and member of the Center for Research on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law at the University of Panthéon-Assas (Paris II). He is also an associated professor at the Nanterre Center for International Law at the University of Paris Nanterre. Since 2006, he has participated in numerous colloquiums and conferences in France and other countries.

Daniel Sabsay

Daniel Sabsay is a professor of constitutional law at the University of Buenos Aires’ Department of Law and Social Sciences.