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Christopher Ayres

Christopher J. Ayres – Berlin School of Economics & Law
Christopher J. Ayres is a Lecturer in international human rights and humanitarian law at the Berlin School of Economics and Law. He is a former U.N. attorney in Rwanda during that country’s genocidal years of 1994-5, and from 1996 to 2011 directed non-profit humanitarian and human rights initiatives in the Great Lakes Region of Africa where he worked and resided for 11 years. He holds a Juris Doctorate from Harvard Law School. He is the author of "The International Trade in Conflict Minerals: Coltan."


  • –present
    Guest Lecturer , Berlin School of Economics and Law


  • 1992 
    Harvard, Juris Doctorate