Amsterdam Center for International Law

Two UvA law alumni elected to UN International Law Commission

7 November 2016

Faculty of Law alumni Charles Jalloh of Sierra Leone (PhD 2016) and Claudio Grossman Guiloff of Chile (PhD 1980) were elected to the United Nations International Law Commission on 3 November 2016.

The International Law Commission

The Commission is a highly authoritative UN organ tasked with the codification and development of international law. It was established in 1947 by the UN General Assembly. 

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Claudio Grossman

Claudio Grossman Guiloff

Claudio Grossman is Professor of Law, Dean Emeritus, and the Raymond Geraldson Scholar for International and Humanitarian Law at American University Washington College of Law. Professor Grossman has been consistently recognized as one of the top 25 most influential people in legal education. He is the author of numerous publications regarding international law, international organizations and human rights. Grossman defended his PhD thesis, 'The Principle of Non-Intervention in the Organization of American States', at the University of Amsterdam in 1980.

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Charles Jalloh

Charles C. Jalloh

Charles C. Jalloh is professor at FIU College of Law, the Founding Director of the African Court Research Initiative (ACRI) and a FIU Top Scholar for 2015. He was formerly Assistant Professor of Criminal and International Law at the University of Pittsburgh Law School and has extensive practical experience in international criminal tribunals. He defended his PhD thesis, 'Judicial Contributions of the Sierra Leone Tribunal to the Development of International Criminal Law', at the University of Amsterdam in October 2016. 

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