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Anton van Kalmthout

Anton van Kalmthout is currently a guest Professor at the Tilburg University Center of Pastoral Care in the Faculty of Theology a member of the Council for the Administration of Criminal Justice and Protection of Juveniles. He is also a member of the Executive Board of Penal Reform International. Previously, van Kalmthout held positions as member of the Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment and as President and Vice-President of the Supervisory Committee of National Dutch Probation Service. Van Kalmthout also formerly taught Criminal and Migration Law at Tilburg University and is an Honorary Professor at the State University of Krasnoyarsk and Honorary Lector at Avans University of Applied Sciences. Van Kalmthout plans to apply his expertise to ongoing NHC projects and to develop new programmes in order to promote and defend human rights.

He has a Doctoral degree in Latin and Greek Studies and a Master’s Degree and PhD (on community service) in Law.