The Individual and the Group: the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the Genocide Convention at 70
Philippe Sands QC, Professor of Law, University College London
Auditorium Ivan Pictet
Maison de la paix, Genève
Philippe Sands QC is Professor of Law at University College London and a practicing barrister at Matrix Chambers. He has acted as Counsel before many international courts and tribunals, including the International Criminal Court and the International Court of Justice, and sits as an arbitrator at ICSID, the PCA and the Court of Arbitration for Sport. He is the author of East-West Street (2016), for which he received the European Book Price this year. He has also contributed to the New York Review of Books, Vanity Fair, Financial Times and The Guardian.
Moderator: Paola Gaeta, Professor of International Law, the Graduate Institute
This lecture will close “The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at Seventy: Historical and Juridical Perspectives”, a symposium co-organised by the department of International History of the Graduate Institute and the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights.
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