Andras Vamos-Goldman

Adjunct Instructor

Center for Global Affairs

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ANDRAS VAMOS-GOLDMAN has been a Canadian diplomat, international lawyer and social entrepreneur.  He has worked on international political, environmental and law of the sea issues, and since 2000 he has focused on international justice. As political coordinator, and then legal adviser of the Canadian Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York, he worked on the creation of the Sierra Leone Special Court, becoming the founding Chair of its Management Committee.  He was also part of the Bureau of the International Criminal Court Preparatory Committee that established the ICC as a functioning judicial institution.  More recently, he helped to found and became the Executive-Director of Justice Rapid Response, a hybrid intergovernmental mechanism that has been helping to professionalize international investigations of core international crimes. He became an Ashoka Fellow in 2014. He has been teaching international law as an adjunct professor in NYU’s Center for Global Affairs since 2018, and a visiting senior fellow since 2019.  He recently joined the Board of Directors of Diplomats Without Borders.