Fonction(s) actuelle(s)

Arbitrator — Permanent Court of Arbitration

Domaine(s) d’expertise

Public International law

Biographie

Doctor in Law (JUDr.), Masaryk University (Brno); PhD (CSc.), Charles University (Prague), Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations (New York, 1986-1991), Chairman of the Sixth Committee of the UN General Assembly (45th session, 1990), Legal Advisor, Department of International Law, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Prague (1991-1992), Chairman of the Legal Subcommittee of COPUOS (New York, Geneva, Vienna; 1990-1998), Member of the International Law Commission (1992-1999) and its Special Rapporteur (Nationality in relation to Succession of States), Co-agent of Slovakia, Gabčikovo-Nagymaros Case, ICJ (1997), Director of the Codification Division (1999-2007, 2009-2012) and Director of the Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea (2007-2009), UN Office of Legal Affairs; Arbitrator, Permanent Court of Arbitration, The Hague (2014 — present).

Publications sélectionnées

  • “Succession d’Etats en cas de séparation de parties d’un Etat“, “Cas de I’Etat qui subsiste aprés séparation d’une partie de son territoire“, In: A. Héche, G. Distefano, G. Gaggioli (ed.), La Convention de Vienne de 1978 sur la succession d’Etats en matiére de traités, Bruylant, 2016;
  • “Succession of States in respect of responsibility”; “Succession of States in respect of rights of an injured State“, In: J. Crawford, A. Pellet, S. Olleson (ed.), The Law of International Responsibility, Oxford University Press, 2010;
  • “Dissolution of Czechoslovakia and the Succession in Respect of Treaties”; In: M. Mrak (ed.) Succession of States; Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, The Hague/London/Boston, 1999;
  • « La Déclaration universelle des droits.de homme dans l’ceuvre de la Commission du droit international »; In : La Déclaration universelle des droits de l’homme 1948 -1998 (Actes du colloque a la Sorbonne, La documentation française, 1998;
  • “L’incidence des régles internationales de la nationalité”; In: Nationalité, minorités et succession d’Etats dans les pays d’Europe centrale et orientale, Colloque de Prague; CEDIN, Paris X Nanterre, 1995;
  • “Legal Problems Arising from the Dissolution of States [and] the Refugee Phenomenon”; In: V. Gowlland-Debbas (ed.), The Problem of Refugees in the Light of Contemporary International Law Issues; Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 1995;
  • “Czechoslovakia and the International Court of Justice – Tempora mutantur?” (in Slovak), co-autors Vaclav Mikulka, Peter Tomka, In: Pravnik No.5, Prague, 1990;
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