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The International Rule of Law and the United Nations Charter
13 November 2017 @ 18:15 – 19:45
Thomas Franck Lecture by Bardo Fassbender: “The International Rule of Law and the United Nations Charter – Original Design and Present Challenges”, Humboldt University Berlin, Unter den Linden 9, Room 213, 13 November 2017, 6:15-7:45 pm
Bardo Fassbender is Professor of International Law, European Law and Public Law at the University of St. Gallen. He was a Ford Foundation Senior Fellow in Public International Law at Yale University and a Jean Monnet Fellow at the European University Institute in Florence. He advised the Legal Counsel and Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations on the subject of “Targeted sanctions of the UN Security Council and Due Process of Law”. His principal fields of research are public international law, United Nations law, comparative constitutional law and theory, and the history of international and constitutional law. His books include UN Security Council and the Right of Veto: A Constitutional Perspective (Kluwer Law International, 1998), and The United Nations Charter as the Constitution of the International Community (Martinus Nijhoff, 2009).
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