Founded in 1946 by Dr. Jean NUSSBAUM and assisted by Mrs. Eleanor ROOSEVELT, the first President of Honorary Committee of the AIDLR.
A Non-governmental organization accredited to the United Nations (UN) ECOSOC Committee in New York and Geneva,
to the European Parliament (EP) in Brussels and Strasbourg, with participatory status in the Council of Europe (CoE) in Strasbourg
and to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) in Warsaw.
President Mr. MARIO BRITO
Current President of the Honorary Committee: H.E. ADAMA DIENG
United Nations Under-Secretary-General, Special Adviser of the United Nations Secretary General on Prevention of Genocide
Current Secretary-General: Dr. LIVIU OLTEANU
Doctor of Law on the United Nations Diplomacy in Action for the Protection of Human Rights and Religious Freedom
Honorary Committee’s Former Presidents:
Eleanor ROOSEVELT, Dr. Albert SCHWEITZER, Paul Henry SPAAK, René CASSIN, Edgar FAURE, Léopold Sédar SENGHOR, Mary ROBINSON.
Dr. Jean NUSSBAUM, Dr. Pierre LANARES, Dr. Gianfranco ROSSI, Dr. Maurice VERFAILLIE, Mr. Karel NOWAK