Thursday, July 7th, 2011 from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
3744, Jean-Brillant street
Eric David is Professor Emeritus and President of the Center for International Law at the Université Libre de Bruxelles. He did all his university career at the Université Libre de Bruxelles: Doctor in Law (1966), Special Bachelor in International Law (1968) and in political and diplomatic (1973) and holder of the agrégation in Law of Nations (1976). Entered as a researcher at the Centre for International Law in 1968, he directed the Center from 1996 to 2000 and is president since 2002. He directs the Master in International Law since 1996. He is also Chairman of the Advisory Commission on International Humanitarian Law of the Red Cross of Belgium (French-speaking section) since 1996. Eric David has developed a significant practice of international law, whether as a Council of States in international disputes, or as expert for international organizations or NGOs.
Universal Declaration of Human Rights (particularly articles 5 and 21)
International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (particularly articles 4 and 25)
1970 Hague Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft
1971 Montreal Convention for the suppression of unlawful acts against the safety of civil aviation
United Nations General Assembly Resolution 40/61 (A/RES/40/61)
1997 United Nations Convention for the Suppression of Terrorist Bombings
1999 United Nations Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism
Security Council Resolution 1373 (S/RES/1373 (2001))
Article 3 common to all four 1949 Geneva Conventions
1984 United Nations Convention Against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
Eric David, Syllabus du Cours général de droit international, §§6.10-6.12, 9.1.24 [Access reserved for participants only]
Eric David, Éléments de droit pénal international et européen, Bruxelles, Bruylant, 2010, §§15.4.1-15.4.11