Sandesh Sivakumaran
Lecturer in Law, Nottingham Univ.

Sandesh Sivakumaran is Lecturer at the School of Law and member of the Human Rights Law Centre, University of Nottingham. He has acted as an expert for the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, served as international law advisor to the Appeals Chamber of the Special Court for Sierra Leone, and advised on international law aspects of peace processes. Sandesh is a member of the International Law Association Committee on International Human Rights Law and a member of the Bar of the State of New York. He previously worked at the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. In 2009, Sandesh was awarded the Journal of International Criminal Justice - Regione Toscana Giorgio La Pira Prize for his work on non-state armed groups.