Hugo Relva is Legal Adviser for Amnesty International (International Secretariat) at the International Justice Team since 2004. He has represented Amnesty International before the former Human Rights Commission, the International Criminal Court, the Inter American Court of Human Rights, the Committee on Enforced Disappearances and the International Law Commission. He has authored several amicus curiae brief of his organization, as well as a number of public papers and law journal articles on international criminal law. He has also been part of research missions of Amnesty International in Colombia, Sierra Leone, Serbia and Kosovo.
He has taught international criminal law in Argentina at Universidad Nacional de La Plata.