Nationality
Germany
Year of election
2015
Year of titular member
2019
Commissions

Function(s)

Juge (Cour internationale de justice)

Area(s) of Expertise

  • Droit international
  • Droit public comparée
  • Droit européen

Biography

Georg Nolte is Judge at the International Court of Justice (since 2021). He is on leave as Pro­fes­sor Humboldt University of Berlin where he taught since 2008. He was a member of the United Nations International Law Commission (2007 – 2021, Chair in 2017) and held the Chairs of International Law at the University of Göttingen (1999 – 2004) and the University of Munich (2004 – 2008). He was a visiting fellow at All Souls College, Oxford (2003 – 2004), Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin (2006 – 2007), and Princeton University (2013 – 2014). He is author and editor of numerous publications, including Treaties and their Practice – Symptoms of their Rise or Decline, The Pocket Books of The Hague Academy of International Law vol. 36 (Brill | Nijhoff), 2019; and The Charter of the United Nations – A Commentary, Oxford (Oxford University Press) 2012, (co-ed. with Bruno Simma, Daniel-Erasmus Khan and Andreas Paulus).

Selected publications

  • Treaties and their Practice – Symptoms of their Rise or Decline, The Pocket Books of The Hague Academy of International Law / Les livres de poche de l’Académie de droit international de La Haye, Band 36 (Brill | Nijhoff), 2019
  • Community Interests Across International Law, Oxford (Oxford University Press) 2018 (510 pp.), (co-ed. with Eyal Benvenisti)
  • The Interpretation of International Law by Domestic Courts – Uniformity, Diversity, Convergence, Oxford (Oxford University Press) 2016 (384 pp.), (co-ed. with Helmut Philipp Aust)
  • Treaties and Subsequent Practice, Oxford (Oxford University Press) 2013 (393 pp.), (ed.)
  • The Charter of the United Nations – A Commentary (Oxford Commentaries on International Law), Oxford (Oxford University Press) 2012 (2405 pp.), (co-ed. with Bruno Simma, Daniel-Erasmus Khan and Andreas Paulus)
  • Eingreifen auf Einladung – Zur völkerrechtlichen Zulässigkeit des Einsatzes fremder Truppen im internen Konflikt auf Einladung der Regierung (Intervention upon Invitation – Use of Force by Foreign Troops in Internal Conflicts at the Invitation of a Government under International Law), (Beiträge zum ausländischen öffentlichen Recht und Völkerrecht, vol. 136), Berlin (Springer) 1999 (699 pp.)
Website
https://www.icj-cij.org/public/files/members-of-the-court-biographies/nolte_en.pdf
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