Alejandro Artucio Rodriguez is the Ambassador to the United Nations for Uruguay. 
Dr Artucio was elected to the International Commission of Jurists "in April 2003. His involvement with the ICJ, however, dates back to 1974, when he joined the staff of the ICJ Secretariat. In 1986, he returned to his country, Uruguay, but resumed his work with the ICJ's Geneva Secretariat as Senior Legal Advisor for Latin America and the Caribbean from 1991 to 2000. Between 1993 and 1999, Dr Artucio was the UN Special Rapporteur on Equatorial Guinea for the UN Commission on Human Rights and in 1995 he was adviser to the Head of the UN Mission in Guatemala. In addition to his numerous activities on behalf of the ICJ, Dr Artucio has participated in various fact-finding missions to Latin American countries on behalf of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch."