ICDP is composed of several personalities of international prestige in matters of human rights. ICDP is led by a group of high-profile Commissioners from across the world. These eminent individuals include former presidents, prime ministers, government ministers, senior United Nations officials, a former US state governor, a former judge and president of the International Court of Justice, and a leading academic.

Due to the high moral standards of its members and its regionally balanced composition, the International Commission has a high visibility on the international level. It acts with full independence and strives for the highest attainable level of neutrality.

The members of the Commission are:



Ruth Dreifuss


Ibrahim Najjar



Honorary Members

Giuliano Amato

Honorary Member

Louise Arbour

Honorary Member

Mohammed Bedjaoui

Honorary Member

Founding Members