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Present Engagements



Links to some institutions in which Hans Corell is presently engaged




The International Bar Association


              Co-Chair of the Council of the Human Rights Institute 2015 -


            Vice-Chair of the Council of the Human Rights Institute 2010-2014


       – Member of the Rule of Law Action Group


           – Member of the War Crimes Committee Advisory Board


           – Co-Chair of the World Organisations Committee (WOC) 2008-2012



The International Legal Assistance Consortium


           Appointed Individual Member by the ILAC Council



The American Society of International Law 


          – Counsellor 2006-2009


          – Honorary Member



The American Bar Association


           Council Member At-Large International Law Section 2009-2019 



The Hague Institute for the Internationalisation of Law 


       Member of the Committee of Honorary Patrons



Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)


              – Adviser



The World Justice Project


              – Honorary Chair



Arctic Frontiers


          Member of the Advisory Board



Center on Law and Globalization


             – Member of the International Advisory Board



Arctic Governance Project


          Member of the International Steering Committee



Crimes Against Humanity Initiative


           – Member of the Steering Committee



World Congress on Justice, Governance and Law for Environmental Sustainability


           Member of the High Level International Advisory Committee



International Senior Lawyers Project (ISLP)


           – Adviser



The Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice


          Member of the International Council



Stockholm Center for International Law and Justice


           – Chairman of the Board of Trustees



The Edelstam Foundation


           Member of the Board



The American Bar Association International Criminal Court Project (ABA-ICC Project)


             – Member of the Board of Advisors



The Robert H. Jackson Center


             – Member of the Board of Directors




            Adviser to the Organization



The International Science Program (ISP) Uppsala University


        Member of the Board of Directors



Special missions after retirement from public service




-  Member of the Advisory Board of the International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life at Brandeis University March 2005-June 2016


-  Member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration 1990-2014. Member of the Financial Assistance Fund Board of Trustees 2006-2014


-  Member of the Commission of Jurists to inquire into the death of UN Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjöld 2012-2013


           – Report of the Commission of Inquiry of 9 September 2013


           – The Report as a UN document in all six official languages


-  Legal Adviser to the Panel of Eminent African Personalities, chaired by former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, to support the Kenya National Dialogue and Reconciliation 2008-2013. Chairman of its Legal Working Group on Governance in February 2008


-  Member of the Independent Panel on International Criminal Court Judicial Elections 2012


Member of the Panel of Arbitrators of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes 2006-2012


-  Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law 2006-2012 


Chairman of the Conference “Common Concern for the Arctic”, organised by the Nordic Council of Ministers at Ilulissat, Greenland, on 9-10 September 2008. The Conference Report including the Chairman's Conclusions is available here.


Assisted the InterAction Council of Former Heads of State and Government in the preparation of and during their 26th Annual Plenary Session, held in Stockholm on 25-27 June 2008. See http://www.interactioncouncil.org


-  Chairman of the XXVIII Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting, held in Stockholm on 6-17 June 2005                       



Engaged in training of Iraqi judges, organised by the International Bar Association in 2004 and 2005


Coordinator of a working group on legal responses to terrorism, which was established during the preparations for the International Summit on Democracy, Terrorism and Security, organised by Club de Madrid (former Heads of State and Government) in Madrid on 8-11 March 2005.  See http://www.clubmadrid.org



Senior Counsel at Mannheimer Swartling 1 March 2005 - 28 February 2009.