Anne Charbord is an international human rights lawyer focusing on human rights and security. She has spent seven years at the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights working on human rights and counter-terrorism issues, notably assisting UN Special Rapporteurs on human rights and counter terrorism and the High Commissioner before being in charge of the UN CTITF Working Group on human rights and counter terrorism in New York.
Prior to that, she spent four years in the Balkans (Bosnia, Herzegovina, and Kosovo) with the OSCE. She currently works as a senior consultant, advising various UN bodies, agencies, and experts as well as a number of NGOs on questions linked to human rights and counter-terrorism; and is guest lecturer at Vienna University. She holds a Ph.D. in international law with honours. She has published a number of books and articles on human rights law, in particular on internally displaced persons and security-related issues. She has recently co-edited with Manfred Nowak "Using Human Rights to Counter Terrorism" (Edward Elgar Publishing, March 2018).