Rafaa Ben Achour, was elected Judge of the African Court of Human Rights and of the Peoples (Tunez) in June of 2014, for a period of six years.
He was a member of the African Union Commission on International Law (AUCIL), and member of the International Institution of Human Rights in Strasbourg (2003).
Ben Achour, also participated as a founding member of the International Academy of Constitutional Law, and occupied the position of secretary general of this organization. Likewise, he has duties as substitute of the European Commission for Democracy through Law.
He is professor emeritus of Public Law in the Faculty of Law, Political, and Social Sciences of the University of Cartago (Tunez). In the same way, he was admitted in the body of professors of Public Law and Political Sciences in the University of Tunez.
He obtained his bachelor’s degree in Public Law and of Political Sciences, and a doctorate in International Law.