Alain Pellet

Alain Pellet

Emeritus Professor at the University Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense, Alain Pellet is a former member (1990-2011) and a former Chair (1997-1998) of the International Law Commission of the United Nations. He has been the legal adviser of the World Tourism Organisation since 1990; in this capacity, he took an active part in the elaboration of the Global Code of Ethics in Tourism. He is also a member of the Institut de Droit International and the President of the French Society for International Law since 2012. Moreover, he has acted as the Independent Objector for the New generic Top-Level Domain Names Program launched by ICANN. He has been and still is Counsel in more than 50 cases before the International Court of Justice, the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea as well as in several international and transnational arbitrations. He has been appointed as arbitrator or expert in several ICSID or other investor-State arbitrations and designated to the Panel of Arbitrators of the ICSID by the Chairman of the Administrative Council (2011). Professor Alain Pellet has written or edited several books in international law. He is the author of more than 150 articles in various fields in international law (the great majority of his articles are available at www.alainpellet.eu).