Jean Monnet Project Staff Member
Prof.dr.sc. Davor Derenčinović, Full Professor of Criminal Law, Head of Department for Criminal Law, Zagreb Faculty of Law. Post-doctoral Fulbright grant research at the International Human Rights Law Institute, DePaul University, Chicago (mentor professor Ch. Bassiouni), 2004-2005. Research and lecturing at prestigious academic and scientific institutions: Istituto Superiore Internazionale di Scienze Criminali, London School of Economics, Max-Planck-Institut für ausländisches und internationales Strafrecht etc. Head of Doctoral Studies in Criminal Sciences at the Zagreb Faculty of Law, founder and director of the course “Crime Prevention Through Criminal Law and Security Studies” held at Interuniversity Center in Dubrovnik (6 editions so far) and director of life-long learning module for legal practitioners “Criminal Code in Practical Application”. Membership in editorial boards: Yearbook of the Croatian Academy of Legal Sciences (Editor-in-Chief), Annual of Social Work (Member of the Editorial Board, 2008-2014), Iustinianus Primus Law Review (Corresponding Member)
Professional appointments (current and past): Ad hoc judge at the European Court of Human Rights (former). President of the Croatian Academy of Legal Sciences. President of the Society of University Teachers and other Scientists of the University of Zagreb. Member of the State Attorney’s Council. Member of Scientific Field Committee for Legal Sciences. Consultant of United Nations Office for Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Chair and member of working groups in the ministries for elaborating and amending of criminal legislation (Criminal Code, Law on Responsibility of Legal Persons for Criminal Offences, Law on Office for Suppression of Corruption and Organized Crime, Law on Misdemeanors etc.). Member of National Mechanism for Prevention of Torture (former). Vice-President of the Council of Europe Group of States on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings GRETA (former). President of Croatian Association for Criminal Law and Practice (former). Member of the Croatian Parliament Committee for Legislature (former). Member of the Croatian Government Commission for Preparation of Amici Curiae before International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (former). Member of working groups for negotiations with European Commission on Croatian accession to the EU (chapters 23 and 24 of the acquis communautairre, sub-group on anti-corruption policy) (former). Member of Commission for Prevention the Conflict of Interest (former). Member of Bureau of the Council of Europe Committee of Experts on Terrorism (CODEXTER) (former)
Various pro bono lectures. Participation at round tables and debates organized by student law organizations on various topics. Interviews in daily and weekly newspapers and magazines and participation in many primetime TV and radio shows dealing with crime policy, criminal law, criminology etc.