Dr. Rainer Huhle holds a PhD in Political Science. He is co-founder (1989) of the Nuremberg Human Rights Center (NMRZ) and co-editor of the Center’s website www.menschenrechte.org. Since 2003 he is a member of the Board of the German Institute for Human Rights (Deutsches Institut für Menschenrechte) in Berlin, vice-chairperson since 2007. Since 2011 he is a member of the UN Committee against Enforced Disappearances. From 1986-1988 he worked as volunteer for the Servicio Paz y Justicia in Peru, on behalf of “Dienste in Übersee”, the German Protestant Churches Development Service. From 1997-1999 he was a founding expert team member of the OHCHR office in Colombia.