Andreas Motzfeldt Kravik, is the Legal Advisor at Norway’s Mission to the United Nations where his prime domains of advise are Terrorism, ICC, Law of the Sea, ATT, Sixth Committee and Cyber.

Kravik joined Norway’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 2011 and served in the Ministry’s Legal Department in Oslo until 2014. He has previously worked for the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, as an assistant judge at Drammen District Court in Norway and Norway’s Ministry of Defence. Kravik has published frequently in various legal journals. Areas of expertise include general international law, human rights law, international criminal law and international humanitarian law.

Andreas has been appointed on various positions prior to his way to United Nations,

  • Lecturer, University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Oslo, Norway (February 2008 – Present)
  • Advisor, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Legal Affairs Dept, Section for Humanitarian and Criminal Law (August 2011 – August 2014)
  • Consultant,Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, University of Oslo,Norway (August 2006 – September 2011)
  • Advisor,Norwegian Ministry of Defence, Department of Security Policy, Section for International Law, Norway (January 2011 – August 2011)
  • Special Advisor,International Law and Policy Institute (ILPI)(August 2010 – January 2011)
  • Deputy Judge, Drammen District Court (court of first instance), Drammen, Norway (June 2008 – June 2010)


  • "Rasismeparagrafen" (the limitations on freedom of speech), Minerva (Norwegian political review), May 11, 2013
  • "Menneskerettene i væpnet konflikt" (the role of human rights in armed conflict), Lov og Rett 2013 (Norwegian law review).,2013
  • "Dommeruavhengighet og tillit til domstolene i Russland" (examining the challenges of establishing a fair and independent judicial system in Russia) Dommerforeningen 100 år Jubileumsbok (the Norwegian Judges' Association's 100th Anniversary Book) September 2012
  • "Norske verdier og EMK" (the role of national values when interpreting the ECHR), Lov og Rett (Norwegian law review),2010

Andreas Motzfeldt Kravik

Counselor- Legal Affairs at Permanent Mission

of Norway to the United Nations

First Secretary- Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway.

Member- The Norwegian Bar Association,Norway.

Lecturer-Faculty of Law, University of Oslo, Norway.

Ex.-Deputy Judge -Drammen District Court, Norway.

Ex.-Advisor, Norwegian Ministry of Defence, Department of Security Policy, Section for International Law

Ex.-Advisor, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway at Legal Affairs Dept, Section for Humanitarian and Criminal law

Founder Member
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