Julia Grignon is an Associate Professor of the Faculty of Law at Laval University and a co-director of the Clinic of international criminal and humanitarian law, as well as a co-founder of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Research on Africa and the Middle East.
Marco Sassòli, a citizen of Switzerland and Italy, is professor of international law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Geneva. From 2001-2003, he has been professor of international law at the Université du Québec à Montreal, Canada, where he remains associate professor. He is commissioner and alternate member of the Executive Committee of the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ).
A Swiss national, Mr. Bouvier studied Law and International Relations at Geneva University and the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies. He joined the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Legal Division as a Legal Adviser in 1984. From 1993-1994, he was Head of the ICRC Mission in Malawi. After two years as Deputy Head of the ICRC Division for Policy and Cooperation within the Movement, he was appointed Delegate to Academic Circles. In this capacity, he has conducted a large number of training sessions in all parts of the world. In 2009, Mr.
Anne Quintin is Head of Advisory Services in International Humanitarian Law (IHL) at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). She has previously held a number of positions at the ICRC, in the organization’s headquarters in Geneva, as well as its North American delegation in Washington, DC.