Alonso Gurmendi

Alonso Gurmendi

Alonso Gurmendi

Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Law of the Universidad del Pacífico. He received his Law degree from the Universidad de Lima and a Master in International Studies, with a Human Rights certification, from Georgetown University. He also completed advanced studies in International Humanitarian Law at the Geneva Academy and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). He has taught training workshops on International Humanitarian Law for the Armed Forces of Peru, Ecuador, and Bolivia in collaboration with ICRC.
He specializes in International Law, with emphasis on Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law. He has been a member of the Consultative Team of the Commission on International Relations of the Peruvian Congress and an Associate of the Estudio Echecopar law firm, where he was part of the legal defense of the Peruvian Government before international courts, including the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes of the World Bank and the International Court of Justice. In addition, he is currently a member of the Editorial Committee of the international blog Opinio Juris. His articles have appeared in prestigious international journals including: the American Journal of International Law, Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights, Georgetown Journal of International Law and the Revue de Droit Militaire et de Droit de la Guerre.