Honorary Professor, Graduate Institute
President, Iran-United States Claims Tribunal, President

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nicolas.michel@graduateinstitute.ch

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Biography

Nicolas Michel is president of the Iran-US Claims Tribunal since 2017. He has previously been the Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs and United Nations Legal Counsel from 2004 to 2008. From 1998 to 2003, he acted as the Director of the International Law Directorate in the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs and served from 1998 to 2004 as Legal Adviser of the same department.

Professor Michel was Professor of International Law and European Law at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland, from 1987 to 2004 and has also taught at the Universities of Geneva, Lausanne (Law Faculty and Federal Polytechnic School), Neuchatel and Paris II (at the Institut des Hautes √Čtudes internationales). He has been a member of the Graduate Institute's faculty since 2008 and is also a full Professor at the Faculty of Law at the University of Geneva.

Nationality

Switzerland

Working languages

English
French

Areas of Expertise

International Dispute Settlement
Negociations
International Criminal Law

Honorary Professor, Graduate Institute
President, Iran-United States Claims Tribunal, President

Contact

nicolas.michel@graduateinstitute.ch

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