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Niels Blokker

Professor of International Institutional Law

Name
Prof.dr. N.M. Blokker
Telephone
+31 71 527 8830
E-mail
n.m.blokker@law.leidenuniv.nl

Niels Blokker has been a staff member of the Grotius Centre since the beginning, as professor of International Institutional Law (Schermers Chair).

More information about Niels Blokker

Niels Blokker has been a staff member of the Grotius Centre since the beginning, as professor of International Institutional Law (Schermers Chair).

Curriculum vitae 

Niels Blokker was appointed as Professor of International Institutional Law to the 'Schermers Chair' in 2003 (0.2). Since August 2013 this is a full-time appointment.

He graduated from Leiden University (1984), where he also defended his dissertation (1989). From 1984 he was a lecturer, subsequently a senior lecturer in the law of international organizations at Leiden University. In 2000 he was appointed senior legal counsel at the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In 2007 he became Deputy Legal Adviser at this Ministry. As of 1 August 2013 he has left the Foreign Ministry and started working full-time at Leiden University.

His publications include International Regulation of World Trade in Textiles (dissertation, 1989), International Institutional Law (co-authored with the late Henry G. Schermers, 5th edition 2011 and 6th edition November 2018), Proliferation of International Organizations (co-authored with the late Henry G. Schermers, 2000), The Security Council and the Use of Force (co-edited with Nico Schrijver, 2005). He is co-founder and co-editor-in-chief of the journal International Organizations Law Review. His main current research project is about the governance of international courts and tribunals.

For more information, see a podcast (Summer 2018):

Youtube : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EWIdrKxG2QA&t=1477s

Soundcloud : https://soundcloud.com/juscogens/jus-cogens-ep-1-niels-blokker

Twitter : https://twitter.com/JCLawPodcast

Cleveringa Lecture Paris 2018

Professor of International Institutional Law

  • Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid
  • Instituut voor Publiekrecht
  • Internationaal Publiekrecht

Work address

Kamerlingh Onnes Building
Steenschuur 25
2311 ES Leiden
Room number A1.61

Contact

Publications

  • Instituut Clingendael advisering

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