Baltasar Garzón

Baltasar Garzón is a magistrate-judge, lawyer and director of the legal firm ILOCAD SL (International Legal Organisation for Cooperation and Development), based in Madrid. President of the Baltasar Garzón International Foundation for the defence of human rights and universal jurisdiction, with projects in Spain, Mexico, Argentina, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador and Mozambique. He is also president of the Asociación Convocatoria Cívica, which aims to bring together the different political forces in Spain. Doctor Honoris Causa from thirty universities around the world, he is a member of several humanitarian organisations and centres for human rights and conflict mediation in and outside Spain.