Researcher, Antonio Cassese Initiative for Justice, Peace and Humanity, Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights
Thomas Unger is currently working as a researcher on transitional justice and as an adviser to the UN Special Rapporteur on Truth, Justice, Reparation and Guarantees of Non-Recurrence. Thomas Unger has worked before as a legal adviser to the Austrian Foreign Ministry on human rights and international humanitarian law. He was also engaged as a senior associate with the International Center for Transitional Justice. He has been working as a legal system monitor with the OSCE Mission in Kosovo, as well as a legal clerk with the Office of the Prosecutor of the ICTY.
Thomas Unger holds a university degree in law from the Faculty of Law, University of Vienna, as well as an LLM in international legal studies from NYU Law School and a Masters in Human Rights and Democratization from the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratization (Venice).