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Public Event: Thomas Franck Lecture by Prof. em. Dr. Alain Pellet
The Berlin Potsdam Research Group “The International Rule of Law – Rise or Decline?” hosted a Thomas Franck Lecture by Professor em. Alain Pellet, University Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense, on
"Values and Power Relations – The “Disillusionment” of International Law".
Alain Pellet taught Public International Law at the University Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense, where he was Director of the Centre de Droit International. Between 1990 and 2011, he was a Member of the United Nations International Law Commission and acted as Chair in
1997. He has been Counsel for numerous governments and for international organisations. He has been and is counsel and advocate in about fifty cases before the International Court of Justice, the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, as well as in several arbitrations cases, in particular investment cases. He is President of the French Society of International
Law and Member of the Institut de Droit international. He has authored numerous books and articles.