Viviana Krsticevic

Viviana Krsticevic is the Executive Director of the Center for Justice and International Law (CEJIL), a non-governmental organization that promotes human rights throughout the Americas through the use of international law and the Inter-American System for the Protection of Human Rights. Ms. Krsticevic has herself litigated numerous leading cases on behalf of victims of human rights violations before both the Inter-American Commission and Court of Human Rights. She has helped shape international human rights standards in key areas – including accountability for gross violations, violence against women, slavery, environmental and social rights – through her litigation, advocacy, and writing. 

Research Areas: Mobilizing Human Rights Strategies, Advocacy, International Human Rights, Humanitarian Law

Selected Publications:

The Inter-American SystemResearch Handbook on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights as Human Rights, eds. Jackie Dugard, Bruce Porter, Daniela Ikawa, and Lilian Chenwi. Edward Elgar Publishing, 2020.

Remedies of the Inter-American Human Rights System (with Alejandra Gonza). Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the American Society of International Law (2017) 111: 261–65.

“Interim Measures” and “Remedial Recommendations” (with Brian Griffey). The Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: A Commentary, eds. Malcolm Langford, Bruce Porter, Rebecca Brown, and Julieta Rossi. Pretoria University Law Press, 2016.