8 mars 2012: Conférence MIDS "African Courts of Justice and the Judicial Settlement of Disputes between States in Africa"
The Geneva LL.M. Master in International Dispute Settlement, a joint program of the University of Geneva Law Facutly and of the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, is pleased to invite you to a public lecture by Judge Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf on Thursday, March 8, 2012 on
African Courts of Justice and the Judicial Settlement of Disputes between States in Africa
Judge Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf has distinguished himself among African and international lawyers by making a remarkable contribution to the development of international public law as a writer, a practitioner and a judge. An alumnus of the the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Judge Yusuf’s professional experience spans key advisory roles in multinational negotiations, both as government representative and as an international official, with intergovernmental institutions in Africa, Geneva, Vienna and New York including UNTAG Namibia, UNCTAD, UNIDO, UNESCO and culminating in his current position as Judge at the International Court of Justice, of which he is a Member since 2009. Judge Yusuf’s academic career has taken him to Somalia, Greece, Italy, UNITAR, The Hague Academy of International Law, Paris, and the University of Geneva Law Faculty.
The lecture will start at 18:30 and will take place at Auditorium Jacques Freymond (AJF), Rue de Lausanne 132, 1202 Geneva.
It will be followed by a cocktail at Barton's Parc one floor below the auditorium.
Admission is free but registration is requested.28 février 2012