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New Members of the Curatorium

At its last meeting, which was held at the beginning of June 2016, the Curatorium of the Academy elected three new members to the seats previously occupied by Mr. Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Prof. Erik Jayme and H.E. Judge Xue Hanqin. The newly appointed members are H.E. Judge Mohamed Bennouna, Prof. Katharina Boele-Woelki and Prof. Bing Bing […]

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Assistant High Commissioner for Protection Opens 2016 Advanced Course on International Criminal Law

On Monday, May 30th 2016, the Assistant High Commissioner for Protection at UNHCR, Mr. Volker Türk, delivered the opening Keynote Address for the second edition of the Advanced Course on International Criminal Law (Special Focus: International Criminal Justice, Migration and Human Trafficking). The address was followed by a panel discussion on the topic of International Law and […]

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Remembering Boutros Boutros-Ghali

The Academy mourns the loss of Boutros Boutros-Ghali today, February 16th, 2016. Mr. Boutros-Ghali, former Secretary-General of the United Nations, was a member of the Curatorium since 1982 and served as its President from 2002 until his death.He was deeply attached to the Academy and left a distinctive mark upon it. His attentive kindness towards […]

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Tribute to Erik Jayme

At its last meeting in January 2016, the Curatorium of the Academy elected Dr. Beat Hess as its new Vice-President. The members of the Curatorium congratulated Dr. Hess on his appointment and warmly thanked his predecessor, Prof. Dr. Erik Jayme, for his dedication to the Academy over the years. Mr. Jayme was a member of the Curatorium […]

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