Function(s)

  • Full Professor (Professeur ordinaire), University of Louvain (UCL)
  • Guest Professor, University of Leiden 2010                 
  • Avocat, Brussels

 

Biography

Pierre d’Argent teaches and practices international law. He is full professor at the University of Louvain and guest professor at the University of Leiden. He has been director of studies and taught a summer course at The Hague Academy of International Law. Associate Member of the Institute of International Law, he is the author of about 90 published articles, an award-winning book, a MOOC on edX.org and courses on the UN Audiovisual Library of International Law. Member of the editorial boards of the RBDI and the AFDI; member of the boards of the European, French and Belgian societies of international law.

He appeared as counsel before the International Court of Justice and later served the ICJ as First Secretary. He is a member of the Brussels Bar, special counsel to Foley Hoag LLP, and argues international law cases before international tribunals and domestic courts.

 

Biographie en PDF

Selected publications

Books

  • Les réparations de guerre en droit international public. La responsabilité internationale des États à l’épreuve de la guerre, Prix Suzanne Bastid, Préface de Joe Verhoeven, Bruxelles/Paris, Bruylant/LGDJ, 2002, pp. 902.
  • L’Etat de droit en droit international (P. d’Argent, O. Corten, P. Klein eds.), Société française pour le droit international, colloque de Bruxelles, Pedone, 2009, pp. 447.
  • Les limites du droit international / Limits of international law. Essais en l’honneur de Joe Verhoeven (P. d’Argent, B. Bonafé, J. Combacau eds.), Bruxelles, Bruylant, 2014, pp. 557.
  • Droit des frontières internationales – The Law of International Borders (P. d’Argent, E. Lagrange et S. Oeter, eds.), Actes du colloque conjoint de la SFDI et de la DGIR, Pedone, Paris, 2016, pp. 322.

 

Articles

  • Non-Renunciation of the Rights Provided by the Conventions, in Gaeta, M. Sassoli & A. Clapham, The 1949 Geneva Conventions: A Commentary, (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015), pp. 145-155.
  • Teachers of International Law, in André Nollkaemper & Jean d’Aspremont (eds.), Practicing International Law as a Professional Activity, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015) (forthcoming, with the publisher)
  • Sources and the legality and validity of international law, in Besson & J. d’Aspremont (eds), Oxford Handbook on the Sources of International Law, OUP, 2017 (forthcoming, with the editors).
  • Réparations, in -B. Jeangène Vilmer & F. Ramel, Dictionnaire de la guerre et de la paix, Quadrige Dicos PUF (forthcoming, with the publisher).
  • Un monde sans traités ?, in -A. Deproost, Ch.-N. Nyns & Chr. Vielle, Utopia, à l’occasion du 500ème anniversaire de la publication de l’Utopie de Thomas More à Louvain 1516-2016, PUL, 2016.
  • Le règlement des différends en-dehors de la CNUDM, in Forteau, D. Müller, A. Pellet et J.-M. Thouvenin (dir.), Droit international de la mer, avec la participation de la Division for Ocean Affairs & the Law of the Sea (DOALOS) des Nations Unies (à paraître)