Vincent Ploton


Vincent Ploton (he/him) is Director of UN Treaty Body advocacy at the International Service for Human Rights, and a member of the Journal of Human Rights Practice Advisory Board. He has worked with, and supported civil society engagement, with the Treaty Bodies for the last fifteen years, including the Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture and the Human Rights Committee. His original background is in the humanitarian field.

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“Friends of the court” making the most of Amicus Curiae with UN Treaty Bodies

The practice of submitting Third Party Interventions (TPIs) – also known as Amicus Curiae briefs - is well established in Commonwealth jurisdictions, and it has become common practice within regional mechanisms such as the Inter-American and European Courts of Human Rights, and the African Court on Human and Peoples’ rights. Similarly, most of the eight UN…

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