Charles Norchi

Norchi is a human rights advocate, educator and counselor who has worked in twenty-two countries. He was founder and director of the Washington-based Independent Counsel on International Human Rights; executive director of the New York-based International League for Human Rights; and founder and director of the Geneva-based International Center for Humanitarian Reporting – Media Action International. Charles has taught human rights at the undergraduate and graduate levels at Sarah Lawrence College and Yale University. His recent book publications are the co-edited (with Edward Girardet) Afghanistan: The Essential Field Guide; “Toward the Rule of Law in Afghanistan: The Constitutive Process” (in Beyond Reconstruction in Afghanistan, John Montgomery, ed.) which won the 2004 Myres McDougal Prize in international law, and “Human Rights: A Global Common Interest” (in Krasno, ed, The United Nations: Confronting the Challenges of a Global Society).