Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is the governing body of the WJA. It is composed by a President; the Executive Vice President and up to five vice-presidents;

Other Officers include Presidents of the Professional Organizations -World Association of Lawyers, World Association of Judges, World Association of Law Professors, World Business Associates and the Human Rights Institute for Peace & Freedom-, the Executive Director, and the Representatives before the United Nations, the International Criminal Court and other international agencies.

Board of Directors 2022 – 2023

PRESIDENT

Javier Cremades García, Spain

 

EXECUTIVE VICE-PRESIDENT

Kim Quarles, USA

 

VICE PRESIDENTS

Eduardo Ferrer Mac-Gregor, Mexico

Kelly Mogbo, Nigeria

HUANG Jin, China

James Black II, USA

 

GENERAL COUNSEL

William Eshelman, USA

David Kovel, USA

 

PRESIDENT, WAL

Francisco Javier Lara, Spain

 

WJA DELEGATE TO UN NEW YORK

Javier Cremades

Kim Quarles

James Black II

 

PRESIDENT, WJAHRI AND WJA DELEGATE TO UN GENEVA

Juan Carlos Gutiérrez, Venezuela

 

WJA DELEGATE TO UN VIENNA

Gabriel Fernández Rojas, Colombia

 

WJA DELEGATE TO THE ICC

Tamara Sujú Roa, Venezuela

 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Teodora Toma, Romania

 

PAST PRESIDENTS

Javier Cremades, Spain

(2019-2021)

Franklin Hoet-Linares, Venezuela

(2015-2019, 1991-1993)

Alexander J. Bĕlohlávek, Czech Rep.

(2011-2015)

Valeriy Yevdokymov, Ukraine

(2009-2011, 2003-2005)

Ronald M. Greenberg, USA*

(2005-2009)

Hans Thümmel, Germany

(2001-2003)

Daniel J. Monaco, USA*

(1999-2001)

Ved P. Nanda, USA

(1997-1999)

Lucio Ghia, Italy

(1995-1997)

Raul I. Goco, Philippines

(1993-1995)

Charles Rhyne, USA*

Founding President (1963-1991)

 

FOUNDER AND PAST PRESIDENT: Charles S. Rhyne (1963-1991)*

FOUNDER & PAST EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT: Margaret M. Henneberry (1967-2010)*

*Deceased