11 April 2013
SHARES Lecture: ‘The relations between the European Union and its member states from the perspective of the ILC Articles on Responsibility of International Organizations’, by Giorgio Gaja
On Thursday 11 April 2013, Judge Giorgio Gaja will give a lecture entitled: ‘The relations between the European Union and its member states from the perspective of the ILC Articles on Responsibility of International Organizations’.
Giorgio Gaja is currently a Judge at the International Court of Justice (ICJ). He was Professor of international law at the University of Florence from 1974-2011, part-time Professor at the European University Institute and visiting Professor at numerous universities.
Judge Gaja was a member of the International Law Commission from 1999-2011, and acted as Special Rapporteur on the issue of Responsibility of International Organizations; he also served as chairman of the drafting committee and as first vice-Chairman.
He was delegate of the Italian government to the Vienna Conference on the Law of Treaties between States and International Organizations or between International Organizations (1986), acted as counsel of the Italian Government in the ELSI case (United States of America v. Italy) before the ICJ, and has been involved as Judge ad hoc in several cases before the ICJ.
Judge Gaja is a member of the Institut de Droit international, editor of the Rivista di Diritto Internazionale, and member of the Advisory Board of several law journals. He taught at the Hague Academy of International Law and has published extensively on public international law (e.g. on the law of treaties and the law of international responsibility), private international law and EU law.
As part of its Lecture Series, SHARES regularly invites scholars to give presentations on issues of shared responsibility. See here the overview of the SHARES Lecture Series.