Patrick Eba is Senior Human Rights and Law Adviser at UNAIDS in Geneva where he advises UNAIDS country and regional offices, as well as governments and civil society on human rights issues relating to the HIV response. At UNAIDS, Patrick is the focal person for the organisation’s work on criminalisation of people living with HIV and members of key populations, including sex workers and LGBT people. He is also the focal person for UNAIDS’ work with Parliaments and the Judiciary. He is an independent expert member on the Committee on the Rights of People Living with HIV, those at risk and vulnerable to HIV of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights. Before joining UNAIDS in Geneva, Patrick worked on human rights and legal issues in Côte d’Ivoire, Malawi, South Africa and Senegal. He holds a Maitrise de Droit (LLB) from the University of Abidjan, in Cote d'Ivoire, a Masters Degree in Law from the University of Pretoria in South Africa, a joint Masters in International Humanitarian Action from the University of Aix en Provence (France) and the University of Deusto in Spain. He has just completed a PhD in law at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.