Tullio Treves has been elected as Chairman of the Programme Committee during the Tokyo Session (2013).

On proposal of the Bureau, the Chairman of the Programme Committee is elected by absolute majority by the Members present (during the session, Art. 1bis Rules). The Chairman of the Programme Committee is member of the Bureau (Art. 9 Statutes). He or she chairs the Programme Committee which is composed of 12 members (Art. 1bis Rules) who are appointed by the Institute for a term of three sessions. The Programme Committee is charged with (Art. 13 Statutes):

  • the advising on the programme of work;
  • advising on the selection of Rapporteurs;
  • following the progress of the work of the various committees.