Justice El Hadji Malick Sow (Senegal) was appointed Alternate Judge by the United Nations. Justice Sow has extensive experience in Senegal's judiciary, both at the regional and national level. From 1984 to 1990 he served in various capacities as Judge of the Regional Tribunals of Ziguinchor and Diourbel the Labor Tribunal of Dakar. Since 1994, Justice Sow has served as Judge in a number of Senegalese courts, including the Première Chambre Sociale, the Première Chambre Civile et Commerciale, and the Troisième Chambre Correctionnelle, the Chambre d'Accusation, and the Première Chambre Correctionnelle of the Court of Appeals of Dakar. In November 2006 he was named President of the Criminal Chamber of the Appeals Court in Dakar. Justice Sow also has worked as a Technical Advisor to Senegal's Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Justice, respectively.