Daniel Rietiker





International Law


University of Lausanne


Daniel Rietiker is a lecturer in international law at the University of Lausanne (Switzerland) and an adjunct professor in human rights law at Suffolk University Law School (Boston MA, USA). He is also a senior lawyer at the European Court of Human Rights (Strasbourg, France), where he has dealt with high profile cases, inter alia, in the field of freedom of expression, torture, international child abductions, and cases involving measures against international terrorism. He holds a diploma in international relations from the Geneva Graduate Institute for International and Development Studies (IHEID) and a PhD from the University of Lausanne. In 2014, he has been a visiting fellow at the Human Rights Program of Harvard Law School in view of his publication “Humanization of arms control – Paving the way for a world free of nuclear weapons”, Routledge 2017. His publications and past lectures cover various topics in the field of human rights and arms control law. He is a general editor of the Hague Yearbook of International Law. He is also member of the International Law Association (ILA)'s Committee on non-proliferation of nuclear weapons and contemporary international law, and the president of the association of Swiss Lawyers for Nuclear Disarmament