- République des Philippines
- Year of election
- Professor of Law, University of the Philippines
- Judge, Asian Development Bank Administrative Tribunal
- President, ILO Commission of Inquiry on Myanmar
- Former Judge, International Criminal Court
Area(s) of Expertise
Area(s) of Expertise
- Public International Law
- Constitutional Law
Raul C. Pangalangan is a Professor of Law and former Law Dean at the University of the Philippines where he teaches Public International Law and Constitutional Law. He has lectured at The Hague Academy of International Law, where he earlier served as Director of Studies. He has held visiting appointments at the Harvard Law School, Melbourne and Hong Kong universities. He has also lectured inter alia at the Irish Centre for Human Rights; Thessaloniki Institute of International Public Law; Salzburg Seminar on International Criminal Law, Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Law; and the Siracusa International Institute for Criminal Justice and Human Rights.
From 2015-21, he was a Judge at the International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague, where he presided over the landmark trial on the war crime of attacks against cultural heritage. He also sat in trials and appeals involving child soldiers, forced marriages, and sexual slavery as war crimes or as crimes against humanity.
He is a Judge at the Asian Development Bank Administrative Tribunal. He currently chairs the International Labour Organization’s Commission of Inquiry on Myanmar. He is also a Member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague.
He is currently a Member of the governing councils of the Asian Society of International Law and the Philippine Society of International Law. He co-chairs the Editorial Board of the Asian Journal of International Law and is Editor-in-Chief of the Philippine Yearbook of International Law.
Professor Pangalangan received his LLM and SJD from the Harvard Law School. He also holds the Diploma of The Hague Academy of International Law.
Philippine Materials in International Law (Brill, November 2021).
Judicial Review at the Asian Development Bank Administrative Tribunal, 12 Asian J. of Int. L. 248 (2020).
Victims and their Claim to Justice: Challenges to Reparations in International Criminal Law, 89 Revue Internationale de Droit Pénal 89 (2018).
Article 24, Non-Retroactivity Ratione Personae, in Commentary on the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (Otto Trifterer, ed.) (Verlag C.H. Beck and Hart Publishing, 2nd ed., 2008) at 735.
Pushing Back the Limitations of Territorial Boundaries (co-author, with R. MacCorquodale), 12 European J. of Int’l L 867-888 (2001).
On Böckenförde’s “A Christian in the Office of Constitutional Judge”, in Religion, Law, and Democracy: Selected Writings. By Ernst-Wolfgang Böckenförde. (Mirjam Künkler and Tine Stein, eds.) (Oxford, 2020); 37 Journal of Law and Religion 541 (2022).
Philippine Constitutional Law 2001-2010: Majoritarian Courts and Elite Politics, in Major Constitutional Developments in Asia in the First Decade of the 21st Century (Chen, ed.) (Cambridge, 2014).
Transplanted Constitutionalism: The Philippine Debate on the Secular State and the Rule of Law, in Public Law in East Asia (Chen and Ginsburg, eds.) (Ashgate, 2013).
Human rights discourse in post-Marcos Philippines: from substance to procedure, in Human Rights in Asia (Brian Galligan and Thomas Davis, eds.) (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2011).