Comité Asesor Internacional

El Comité Asesor Internacional (IAC por sus siglas en inglés) aporta y orienta a la Secretaría de IDC en las cuatro áreas clave del trabajo, incluyendo contribuir al desarrollo e implementación del Plan Estratégico de IDC. El IAC es compuesto por no más de 30 representantes procedentes de la membresía del IDC, y con la función de Asesor Regional o Asesor Internacional.

Amnesty International

Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 3 million supporters, members and activists in over 150 countries and

Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network

The Regional Advisor to IDC is Sussi Prapakranant who works for the Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN) – an

Association for Legal Intervention, Poland

Katarzyna Slubik is the lead advocate at the Association for Legal Intervention based in Poland. The organisation provides legal assistance, advocates

Association for the Prevention of Torture

The Association for the Prevention of Torture was founded in 1977 and was built on the insight that torture and

Asylum Access América Latina

Karina Sarmiento actúa como Asesora Regional de Sudamérica. Es Directora de Asylum Access América Latina (AALA), liderando el trabajo de la

Canadian Council for Refugees

The Canadian Council for Refugees is a national non-profit umbrella organisation committed to the rights and protection of refugees and

Catholic Mission

Catholic Mission represents the Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Region for the IDC.
They are the Australian agency of

Detention Action

Detention Action’s Advisory Committee member is Jerome Phelps, Director of Detention Action. Detention Action works to defend the rights and improve the

Detention Watch Network

Silky Shah is the Co-Director of the Detention Watch Network, and she is one of the IDC’s Regional Advisors for North

Dr. Melissa Phillips

Dr. Melissa Phillips is a non-resident Fellow at the Center on International Cooperation (New York University) and an Honorary Fellow

Veronica Aragon

Veronica B. Y. Aragon serves as Regional Advisor for the Caribbean. She is an International Consultant and served most

Grupo de Monitoreo Independiente de El Salvador

Vinicio Sandóval actua como Asesor Regional de Centroamérica. Es Director Ejecutivo delGrupo de Monitoreo Independiente de El Salvador (GMIES), que constituye

Human Rights First

The IDC Advisory Committee Member is Eleanor Acer. Human Rights First was founded in 1978 as the Lawyers Committee for International Human

Human Rights Watch

Bill Frelick is the Head of Refugee Rights program and the IDC representative for Human Rights Watch (HRW).
HRW is one

Japan Association for Refugees

Mr. Brian Barbour is currently serving as Director of Protection and Assistance at the Japan Association for Refugees, and is

Jesuit Refugee Service

The Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) advisory board representative is Fr Michael Gallagher. JRS is an international Catholic organisation with a mission

Jesuit Refugee Service Europe

The Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) Europe is part of an international Catholic organisation with a mission to accompany, serve and

Kituo Cha Sheria

Kituo Cha Sheria provides free legal representation and advice to some of an estimated 100,000 refugees that live in Nairobi.

Lawyers for Human Rights

The Advisory Committee member for LHR is Kayan Leung, leading the Detention team. Lawyers for Human Rights (LHR) is an independent

Melanie Teff

Melanie Teff is Unicef UK’s Senior Humanitarian Advocacy& Policy Adviser. Previously she worked as the International Rescue Committee’s Senior Emergency

Middle East Council of Churches

The Middle East Council of Churches (MECC) is a fellowship of churches which fosters and strengthens the relations between churches, between

Norwegian Organisation for Asylum Seekers (NOAS)

Marek Linha is an adviser at the Norwegian Organisation for Asylum Seekers (NOAS). He recently co-authored a report on

Refugee Consortium of Kenya

Eunice Githinji is the Eastern Africa Advisory Committee Member, representing the Refugee Consortium of Kenya (RCK).
RCK  is a registered national

Refugee Rights Turkey

Refugee Rights Turkey is an independent NGO based in Istanbul that provides legal information and assistance services to asylum seekers;

Sin Fronteras

The IDC Advisory Committee member for Sin Fronteras is Nancy Pérez García. Sin Fronteras (Without Borders) is a civilian organisation created in December

SUKA Society

Anderson Selvasegaram is the Executive Director of SUKA Society,and represents Southeast Asia on the IDC International Advisory Committee.  He founded

West Africa Institute for Legal Aid

Thomas Touray is the International Advisory Committee Member for Western Africa, a Human Rights Lawyer and Executive Director of The West