Frédéric Casier holds a Master’s degree in Law from the Catholic University of Louvain (2001) and a Postgraduate degree diploma – Master in Public International Law from the University of Brussels (2003). From 2003 to 2004, he works for Avocats Sans Frontières - Belgique as project manager in Brussels and in Kigali where he participates to the coordination of the training programs in International Humanitarian Law and International Human Rights Law for the judicial actors and the Gacaca Judges (traditional justice) in charge of the genocide litigation in Rwanda. From 2005 to 2010, he coordinates the dissemination activities of International Humanitarian Law at the Belgian Red Cross (French-speaking Community).
Since 2011, Mr. Casier is Senior Legal Adviser in International Humanitarian Law and in charge of the relations with the International Movement of the Red Cross and Red Crescent at the Directorate-General of the National Society. In this respect, he participates to the work of the Belgian National Committee on International Humanitarian Law to assist the Belgian authorities in the national implementation of International Humanitarian Law.