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Professor of International Law

She is member of the UN Human Rights Committee ICCPR (since 2015) and currently Vice-Chair. She is the President of the European Society of International Law (from September 2019) and member of the Editorial Board of the European Journal of international Law.

She completed her undergraduate studies in the University of Athens (1983) and her graduate studies at the University of Paris-II Panthéon-Assas (DEA, 1984; Doctorat d’Etat, 1992, Prix Paul Guggenheim). She has been Visiting Fellow at the Lauterpacht Research Centre for International Law  and  at Wolfson College Cambridge (1998, 2017-2018), Director of Studies at the Hague Academy of International Law (French section, 2003), and has lectured in various universities and institutions, including the Universities of Bordeaux, Paris-I, Paris-II (Institut des Hautes Etudes Internationales), Cambridge, Oxford, UCL, Sheffield, Oslo, the European University Institute and the Xiamen Academy of International Law (2015). In July 2018, she delivered a course at The Hague Academy of International Law on Reparation in International Adjudication. She is Co-Chair of the ILA’s Study Group on The Content and Evolution of the Rules of Interpretation.

Her areas of interest are public international law, settlement of disputes, international adjudication and procedure, international criminal law, human rights law and law of the sea.

Principal publications and edited volumes: Les engagements en matière de règlement pacifique des différends entre Etats (Paris, L.G.D.J., 1992), La succession d’Etats aux traités multilatéraux à la lumière des mutations territoriales récentes (Paris, Pedone, 2002), La répression pénale des crimes internationaux (Paris, Pedone, 2007), The Judicial Function in International Law (Athens, Nomiki Vivliothiki, 2015 [in Greek]), P.-M. Eisemann & P. Pazartzis (eds.), La jurisprudence de la Cour internationale de justice (Paris, Pedone, 2008), P. Pazartzis & M. Gavouneli (eds.) with A. Gourgourinis & M. Papadaki, Reconceptualising the Rule of Law in Global Governance, Resources, Investment and Trade (Hart, Oxford 2016), Nicolas Politis, La Justice internationale. Une introduction historique (préface P. Pazartzis) (Collection : Les introuvables, Paris, Editions Panthéon-Assas, 2017), P. Pazartzis & P. Mercouris (eds.), Permutations of Responsibility in International Law (Leiden/Boston, Brill/Nijhoff, 2019).

e-mail : phpazart[at]law.uoa[dot]gr