Aug 23, 2022

Nomination For The International Court Of Justice

Nomination International Court Justice

The International Court Of Justice Nomination

The Nomination of Professor Sarah Cleveland for the International Court of Justice. The US National Group intends to nominate to the Permanent Court of Arbitration Professor Sarah Cleveland, a proven expert in international law with extensive experience in multilateral settings, for election to the International Court of Justice in 2023, we strongly support her nomination. The United States greatly values ​​the work of the International Court of Justice. As the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, the International Court of Justice plays a vital role in the peaceful settlement of disputes and the promotion of the rule of law. The United States recognizes the Court's contributions to the maintenance of international peace and security, and more generally to the achievement of the purposes and principles of the United Nations. A dedicated student of international law, Professor Cleveland has the knowledge, experience, integrity, commitment to the rule of law, and the vision to help guide the Court in its important work over the years. He is an excellent choice for this key position. We ask other IR Member States to appoint Professor Cleveland in 2023. Professor Cleveland has a long and distinguished career in the service of international law, including professor of international law, Adviser on International Law in the Department of State's Office. the Legal Adviser (2009-2011), and as Vice Chair and member of the Human Rights Association (2015-2018). He currently holds the Louis Henkin Chair in Human Rights and Constitutions at Columbia University's New York Law School, where he has been a member of the faculty since 2007. Professor Cleveland also served as a member and observer member of the European Commission for American Democracy. By Law (Venice Commission) of the Council of Europe (2010-2019), and immediately a member of the Ad Hoc Conciliation Commission for Qatar v. United Arab Emirates Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. He was a professor of international law at the Panthéon-Assas University (Paris II) and at the Paris-Po Science University, in France, as well as at universities in Italy, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. She has published widely on international law matters and has been involved in international law cases in the United States and before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights. He continues as a member of my Advisory Committee on International Law, as a Council Member of the International Association of Human Rights Institutes, and as a Commissioner of the International Commission of Jurists. Professor Cleveland earned a bachelor's degree with honors from Brown University; Master's degree at the University of Oxford, where he studied as a Rhodes scholar; and J.D. at Yale University School. He wrote for Judge Louis F. Oberdorfer of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia and for Justice Harry A. Blackmun of the United States Supreme Court. Professor Cleveland has our full support and we hope that he will be able to benefit from his expertise and experience at the International Court of Justice.