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  • Prof. José E. ALVAREZ 

    Professor José E. Alvarez is the Herbert and Rose Rubin Professor of International Law at NYU Law School. He was formerly the Hamilton Fish Professor of International Law and Diplomacy at Columbia Law School, a professor of law at the University of Michigan Law School, an associate professor at the George Washington University's National Law Center, and an adjunct professor at Georgetown Law Center. Prof. Alvarez also served as special adviser to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, an attorney adviser with the Office of the Legal Adviser of the U.S. Department of State and was a judicial clerk to the late Hon. Thomas Gibbs Gee of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. Prof. Alvarez was educated at Harvard College, Harvard Law School and Oxford University. He lectured at The Hague Academy of International Law and is author of three books and more than one hundred articles on international law.

  • H.E. Judge Sir Christopher GREENWOOD

    H.E. Judge Sir Christopher Greenwood CMG QC has been a Judge of the International Court of Justice since February 2009. He was educated at Magdalene College, University of Cambridge, where he is now an Honorary Fellow. Prior to his election to the International Court by the United Nations, he was Professor of International Law at the London School of Economics and a barrister. Sir Christopher was called to the bar by the Middle Temple in 1978 and was appointed Queen's Counsel in 1999. He was appointed Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG) for services to international law in the Queen's Birthday Honours List 2002 and was knighted in the 2009 New Year Honours. Sir Christopher holds the degrees of BA (Law) (First Class Hons), LLB (International Law) (First Class Hons) and MA from the University of Cambridge. Before becoming a Judge, he acted as counsel for the numerous States and private clients in both domestic and international courts. He is the editor of the International Law Reports and author of a number of articles on international law.

  • Prof. Hurst HANNUM

    Prof. Hurst Hannum is Professor of International Law at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, USA, where he has taught courses on international human rights law, peacekeeping, international organizations, self-determination, and nationalism. He was visiting professor of international law at Central European University, Budapest, Hungary, in 2010-2011, and served as Sir YK Pao Professor of Public Law at the University of Hong Kong from January 2006 to July 2008; he also has taught at Harvard University, American University, and the University of Virginia. Among many other publications, he is the author or editor of International Human Rights: Problems of Law, Policy, and Process (5th ed. 2011, with S.J. Anaya and D. Shelton); Guide to International Human Rights Practice (4th ed. 2004); and Autonomy, Sovereignty, and Self-Determination: The Accommodation of Conflicting Rights (rev. ed. 1996).

  • DR. Rohan A. PERERA 

    Dr. Amrith Rohan Perera PC is an Adviser on International Legal Affairs. He was Legal Adviser to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka for a period of over thirty years, and has negotiated on behalf of the Government of Sri Lanka, a range of Treaties, covering diverse subjects, including Bilateral Investment Treaties. He was a Member of the International Law Commission (ILC) from 2007 - 2011. He is the Chairman of the UN Ad- Hoc Committee on Measures to Eliminate International Terrorism (established by Resolution 51/210 of December 17, 1996), which is currently negotiating a Draft Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism. Dr. Perera is a Visiting Lecturer in Public International Law in several Universities, and is the author of many books and articles on International Law.

  • Prof. Guiguo WANG

    Prof. Guiguo WANG is Dean and Professor (Chair) of Chinese and Comparative Law, City University of Hong Kong, China. Among his various other titles, Prof. Wang is Chairman of the Hong Kong WTO Research Institute, Vice President of the Chinese Society of International Economic Law, member of the International Academy of Comparative Law and member of the Committee on Mainland Affairs of the Law Society of Hong Kong. Professor Wang holds a JSD degree from Yale Law School and LL.M. degree from Columbia Law School. He worked in various private law firms in both the U.S.A. and Hong Kong. Professor Wang lectured in The Hague Academy of International Law in 2010 and has published more than 100 journal articles, book chapters and books in both Chinese and English.

  • Prof. Milenko KREĆA

    Prof. Milenko KREĆA is a professor of international law in University of Belgrade. He was Vice Dean of the Faculty of Law during 1989-1991, Director of the Institute for International Politics and Economics during 1997-2000. He has been the Chair of the Department of International Law and International Relations since 1997. He has also served as a judge ad hoc of the International Court of Justice since 1993. Prof. KREĆA received his Master's degree with honors in 1974 and Ph.D. with distinction in 1977. He is author of many book and articles on international law in Serbian and other languages.