Professor Pierre d’Argent

University of Louvain

Pierre d’ARGENT

Pierre d’Argent is full professor at the University of Louvain in Belgium, where he holds the Public International Law Chair. He is a Member of the Institut de droit international and member of the Brussels Bar, acting as special counsel to Foley Hoag LLP. He is the current President of the European Society of International Law. He specializes in advising and representing states before international courts and tribunals. He regularly appears as counsel and advocate before the International Court of Justice which he served previously as First Secretary. His advisory and litigation experience cover land and maritime disputes, genocide, war reparation, human rights, aviation disputes, investment arbitration, State contracts, environmental claims, natural ressources, immunities of States and of international organizations.

Pierre is the author of over 100 published articles and book chapters, an award-winning book, a published course at The Hague Academy of International Law, a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on and courses on the United Nations Audiovisual Library of International Law. He is a member of the editorial boards of the Annuaire français de droit international, the Revue belge de droit international and the European Journal of International Law.