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dinsdag 26 maart 2013 - 21:00
Discussie met Orna Ben-Naftali, hoogleraar aan de Israelische Haim Striks School of Law, John Dugard, voormalig VN mensenrechtenrapporteur in de bezette Palestijnse gebiedenen en Sam Muller, oprichter en directeur van het Hague Institute for the Internationalisation of Law.
Deze discussie wordt georganiseerd in samenwerking met gate 48 - platform voor kritische Israëli’s in Nederland.
Orna Ben Naftali - A
graduate of Tel-Aviv University, Harvard
University and the Fletcher School of
Law and Diplomacy, and a former lecturer at Brandeis
University and the Fletcher School,
Prof. Ben-Naftali is a regular advisor to the UN and a board member of the
European Journal of International Law.
Prof. Ben-Naftali, professor of jurisprudence and of international law is the
author of International Law Between
Peace and War (together with Prof. Yuval Shani), a book which has become the
standard reference in all international law courses offered in the country.
She edited (together with Prof. Hannah Naveh, Dean of he Faculty of Arts in Tel-Aviv University) a collection of essays
entitled Trials of Love. Her articles appeared in the leading international law
journals, including Harvard J. Int'l L.; Cornell J. Int'l L.; Berekely J. Int'l
L. and the J. of Int'l Criminal Justice.
She serves as Head of the International Law field of specialization; as a
founding member of Concord's Executive Board and as a board member of B'Tselem,
the Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories.
Dugard was appointed to the Chair in Public International Law at the University of Leiden
in 1998 at Leiden
University. He is a
graduate of the Universities of Stellenbosch (South
Africa) and Cambridge.
For many years he was Professor of Law at the University
of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg,
during which time he was Dean (1975-1977) and Director of the Centre for
Applied Legal Studies (1978-1990), a research centre committed to the promotion
of Human Rights in South
Africa. He is a Professor of Law in the
Centre for Human Rights of the University
He has held visiting positions in the United
States (Princeton, Duke, Berkeley
and Pennsylvania), Australia
and England (Cambridge). From
1995-1997 he was Director of the Lauterpacht
for International Law, Cambridge. Since 1997
he has been a member of the UN International Law Commission and was, from 2000
to 2006 he was Special Rapporteur on Diplomatic Protection to the Commission.
He was, from 2002 to 2008, a Judge ad hoc in the International Court of
Justice. From 2001 to 2008 he served as Special Rapporteur to the UN Commission
on Human Rights on violation of Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law
in the Occupied Palestinian Territory.
Sam Muller is the founding director of the Hague
Institute for the Internationalisation of Law (HiiL), appointed in January
2005. Before that, between 1 July 2002 and December 2004, he worked at the
International Criminal Court (ICC) where he was Special Adviser to the Registrar
on External Relations, after having been interim Deputy Director of the Common
Services Division and Acting Director of the Public Information and
Documentation Section of the Registry. Between 1
July and 30 October 2002 he headed up the Advance Team to set up the ICC. Prior
to the ICC he worked as Senior Legal Adviser and head of the Legal Department
of the Registry of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former
Yugoslavia (ICTY) and as legal officer at the headquarters of the United
Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) in Gaza. Between 1995 and 1996 he was associate
professor and programme coordinator of the Public International Law LLM
programme of Leiden
University, prior to
which he was a research fellow with the Europa Instituut of that same
university. Sam Muller
holds a law degree and a doctorate from Leiden University.
He has published and spoken extensively on various topics, focusing mainly on
the law of international organisations and international justice issues. He
serves on various Boards, including The Hague Prize Foundation, The Dr. Hendrik
Muller’s Vaderlandsch Fonds, The Hague Journal on the Rule of Law, and the
Hague Institute for Global Justice. He is chairman of the Board of the Hague
Academic Coalition. Mr Muller is married and has three children.