Clemens Nathan, Chairman
• Joint Chairman, Consultative Council of
Jewish Organisations (CCJO), one of the oldest non-governmental organisations, founded by René Cassin, who received the Nobel Prize for human rights. Clemens Nathan worked with René Cassin
when the latter was president of the Alliance Israelite Universelle and carried on his tradition of working for human rights for all.
• Active at the UN, mainly in Geneva and
New York, the Council of Europe, and UNESCO, as Chairman of the CCJO.
• Board Member, Conference on Jewish
Material Claims (dealing with problems associated with restitution and indemnification by Germany and Austria for gross violations of human rights perpetrated by the Nazi regimes). Chairman,
• Vice-President, Anglo Jewish
Association (President, 1983-89)
• Board Member, Memorial Foundation for
Jewish Culture, New York
• Board Member, Three Faiths Forum
• Director, Sephardi Centre, London
• Board Member, Centre for
Jewish-Christian Relations, Cambridge (One of the founders; chairman till 2003)
• Vice-President, Centre for German-Jewish Studies, Sussex University
Alan Stephens, Director
•Alan Stephens was born in Swansea, South
Wales. He read law at University College London and was called to the Bar at the Middle Temple.
•He was on the board of editors of
theNetherlands Yearbook of International Law (1975-84), and is currently on the board of
editors of the Journal of Religion and Human Rights.
•He has given papers at the Henry Dunant
Institute, George Washington University, the Australian Institute of Jewish Affairs, NATO and many others.
• Alan has been a panelist at the annual
meeting of the American Society of International Law, and was interviewed on legal topics by radio and television companies in the UK, USA and Australia.
•From 1984 until his retirement in 2002, he
was publisher, and later publishing director of Kluwer Law International / Martinus Nijhoff Publishers.
•In recent years he has initiated research projects with, inter alia, the International Bar Association, the Raoul Wallenberg Institute and the Hague Institute for the Internationalisation of Law.