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Judge Awn Al-Khasawneh

Judge Awn Al-Khasawneh was Prime Minister of Jordan (2011 - 2012); A judge of the International Court of Justice (2000 - 2011) and served as its Vice President (2006 - 2009); Advisor to His Late Majesty King Hussein on International Law and Chief of the Royal Hashemite Court (1996 - 1998); He was a member of the UN International Law Commission for three terms (1986 - 2000); He was a member of the UN Sub-Commission on the Prevention of Discrimination and the Protection of Minorities (1982 - 1993) and served as its Chairman and Special Rapporteur on Forceable Population Transfer. He has contributed to the elaboration of most treaties in the field of Codification and Progressive Development of International Law (1976 - 2000); He has recently been appointed an Ad Hoc Judge in Delimitation Case in the Caribbean and Pacific (Costa Rica / Nicaragua) before the ICJ and he sits in a number of arbitrations. A Member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) since 1999, Mr. Al-Khasawneh served, in particular, as arbitrator in The Government of Sudan/The Sudan People’s Liberation Movement/Army (Abyei Arbitration) case in 2008 and 2009. Throughout his long career, he has lectured widely and written a number of articles on international and constitutional law.

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Venue: Doughty Street Chambers, 53-54 Doughty Street, London WC1N 2LS
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Venue: Chatham House, London

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