Yuval Shany

International Law

Prof. Yuval Shany is the Hersch Lauterpacht Chair in International Law and former Dean of the Law Faculty of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His research focusses oninternational human rights law, international humanitarian law, international courts andtribunals and international law in cyberspace.  

He currently serves as a senior research fellow at the Israel Democracy Institute, the Chair of the Hebrew University’s Minerva Center for Human Rights’ academic committee, co-director of the Faculty’s International Law Forum and transitional justice program, and the head of the CyberLaw program of the Hebrew University CyberSecurity Research Center

Between 2013 and 2020, he served as a member of the UN Human Rights Committee, also holding the position of chair from 2018 to 2019.