RUDN University Professor Aslan Abashidze Elected Member of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

RUDN University Professor Aslan Abashidze Elected Member of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

April 13, 2022, at a meeting of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations (UN) in New York, Professor Aslan Abashidze, Head of the Department of International Law of RUDN Institute of Law was elected member of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights for the fourth time for four year (2023-2026).

For three years (2007-2009) Aslan Khuseinovich served as a member of the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention of the UN Human Rights Council, and since 2010, he has been member of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. Currently, he is serving as Vice-President of the Committee for the second time.

The Committee is the leading international monitoring body in the UN human rights system for the implementation by 171 states of their obligations under human rights to work, social security, health, education and cultural rights.

The election of Professor Abashidze in the current conditions of international relations is the best evidence of the high international prestige of Russia, which nominated him, and RUDN, where he got higher education. This is proof of the recognition of high professionalism of Aslan Khuseinovich in the field of protecting human rights and fundamental freedoms at the universal level.

The slogan that Aslan Abashidze is guided by in his expert, research and teaching activities is the provision fixed in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: “Every person has the right to a social and international order in which rights and freedoms <...> can be fully implemented.”

Professor Abashidze was invited as a co-author of the collective work The Oxford Handbook of International Human Rights System, which will be published in 2023.

Professor Aslan Abashidze — Head of the Department of International Law of the Law Institute of RUDN University, Doctor of Law, Professor, Honored Lawyer of the Russian Federation.

Under the scientific supervision of Aslan Abashidze, 3 Doctoral theses were defended in public international law, as well as more than 50 PhD dissertations in the specialty “International Law. European Law”, among which 9 PhD theses were defended by international graduate students from Yemen, Cameroon, Mali, Nigeria, Syria and Ethiopia.

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