Olivier  De Schutter

Olivier De Schutter

Relator Especial de las Naciones Unidas sobre la extrema pobreza y los derechos humanos

Olivier De Schutter (@srpoverty @DeSchutterO) was appointed the UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights by the Human Rights Council at its 43rd session in March 2020. A Professor of Law at UCLouvain and SciencesPo (Paris), Mr De Schutter was the Special Rapporteur on the right to food from 2008 to 2014, and a member of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights between 2015 and 2020. Prior to those appointments, he was Secretary-General of the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH). He holds a LLM from Harvard University, a diploma cum laude from the International Institute of Human Rights (Strasbourg) and a PhD in Law from UCLouvain.