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Eduardo Sánchez Madrigal is a research assistant at the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights. He is primarily responsible for providing research and administrative support to the Editorial Office of the Nordic Journal of Human Rights and to the Research Group on Human Rights, Armed Conflicts, and the Law of Peace and Security. He has also helped organise a number of seminars and events, including the online panel discussion ‘Norwegian and International Support to Human Rights Defenders - Under and After COVID-19’ (in collaboration with the Norwegian Human Rights Fund) and the GOODPOL Public Lecture Series (hosted by the Centre for Advanced Study at The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters).

As a student of the master's programme in the Theory and Practice of Human Rights (2019-2021), he was part of the first team to represent the University of Oslo at the Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition. His master's thesis focused on the responsibility to protect religious minorities from mass atrocities and was awarded the Fritt Ord student stipend for its quality and relevance. 

He has previously worked in private practice and as a teaching assistant in Mexico. From 2016-2020, he was the Vice-Chair of the Year-in-Review, an annual publication by the American Bar Association, Section of International Law: Mexico Committee. He has also held volunteer positions at immigration centres and international forums, both in Norway and abroad.


  • M.Phil. in the Theory and Practice of Human Rights, University of Oslo (2019-2021)
  • LL.M. in U.S. Law, University of St. Thomas School of Law (2016-2017)
  • LL.B., Panamerican University (Guadalajara Campus) (2011-2016)


  • Freedom of Religion or Belief
  • Responsibility to Protect
  • Public International Law
  • The Law of Peace
Tags: Human Rights, Publishing, Nordic Journal of Human Rights


  • Zyberi, Gentian & Sánchez Madrigal, Eduardo (2021). The Legal Nature of Interim Measures Adopted by Human Rights Mechanisms.

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Published June 17, 2020 11:58 AM - Last modified Oct. 9, 2021 6:16 PM