Leandro Despouy (April 4th, 1947. San Luis, Argentina) is an Argentine human rights lawyer. He was the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers from August 2003 until end of July 2009 .
He played a significant role for the recognition of extreme poverty as a human rights issue within the United Nations system.
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Despouy is the president of Auditoria General de la Nación of Argentina republic.
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