Grégor Puppinck, PHD, is Director General of the European Centre for Law and Justice (ECLJ), the ACLJ's international affiliate in Strasbourg, France with consultative status at the U.N.
He is also a Member of the OSCE Panel of Experts on Freedom of Religion or Belief and an Expert to the Council of Europe. He takes part in the Committee of Experts on the Reform of the European Court of Human Rights.
From 2003 to 2008, he has taught human rights, European law, and constitutional law at the Law School of the University of Haute-Alsace, France.
Grégor Puppinck holds his Ph.D. with a dissertation in legal theory. He graduated from Paris II Law School and from the “Institut des Hautes Etudes Internationales.”
He is the author of numerous books and legal articles. His most recent book is Conscientious Objection and Human Rights, A Systematic Analysis (Brill, 2017).
He has been made Cavaliere della Repubblica by the Italian Government for its services in the Lautsi v Italy case and Knight Commander in the Order of St. Gregory the Great. He received the award of "Humanisme Chrétien" in 2016 for the book "La famille, les droits de l'homme et la vie éternelle" and the Anton Neuwirth award in 2014.