Juan E. Méndez | Center for Victims of Torture

Juan E. Méndez

National Advisory Council

UN Special Rapporteur on Torture and Other Cruel, Inhumane and Degrading Treatment or Punishment (2010-2016)
Special Advisor to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court and Co-Chair of the International Bar Association Human Rights Institute (2010-2011)
President, International Center for Transitional Justice (2004-2009)
UN Secretary-General's Special Advisor on the Prevention of Genocide (2004-2007)
Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Civil and Human Rights, University of Notre Dame (1999-2004)


We heal victims of torture through unique services and professional care worldwide.

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We strengthen partners who heal torture survivors and work to prevent torture.

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We advocate for the protection & care of torture survivors and an end to torture.

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