讲座题目：The Contribution of the International Court of Justice to developing and interpreting international human rights law
讲座嘉宾：Professor Gentian Zyberi, Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, University of Oslo讲座时间：2018年5月29日下午13:45-15:30讲座地点：青岛校区振声苑E206讲座主持：沈伟 院长、教授支持单位：康桥律师事务所
The lecture is on the role and contribution of the International Court of Justice (ICJ or Court) to interpreting and developing international human rights. Over the 70 years of its activity the Court has dealt with important human rights concepts such as ‘elementary considerations of humanity’, ‘obligations erga omnes’, and ‘sacred trust of civilization’, as well as has applied the main human rights treaties to different situations involving serious human rights violations. This lecture puts in perspective the contribution of the Court to human rights law through a critical assessment of its case law.
Gentian Zyberi holds a bachelor’s degree (LL.B) from Tirana University, Albania, and a Master’s degree (LL.M) and a PhD degree in International Law from Utrecht University, the Netherlands. Currently he is a Professor of International Law and Human Rights at the Norwegian Center for Human Rights of the University of Oslo, Norway. Previously he has worked at the Amsterdam Center for International Law of the University of Amsterdam and the Netherlands Institute of Human Rights of Utrecht University.
During the last fifteen years, he has done research, published and taught in the areas of international human rights, international humanitarian law, international criminal law and public international law at universities in the Netherlands, Norway, US, China, and Albania. His current research focuses on the contribution of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) and other international courts and tribunals to interpreting and developing rules and principles of international human rights and humanitarian law, the protection of community interests under international law, the responsibility to protect doctrine, and transitional justice.
His international law practice includes working as defence lawyer in two cases tried before the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY). Professor Zyberi has also served as legal adviser and coordinator of the Albanian legal team in a case before the International Court of Justice. He has provided legal advice on international law matters to States and an international non-governmental organization.