Profile of Invited Expert “Akande”

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Full Name
Dapo Akande
Position
Professor of Public International Law & Co-Director, Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict
Organization
University of Oxford
URL
https://www.law.ox.ac.uk/people/dapo-akande
Biography

Professor Dapo Akande is Professor of Public International Law at the University of Oxford where he is also Co-Director of the Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict (ELAC). He has held visiting professorships at Yale Law School, the University of Miami School of Law and Catolica Global Law School, Lisbon, Portugal. He was the 2015 Sir Ninian Stephen Visiting Scholar at the University of Melbourne Law School’s Asia-Pacific Centre for Military Law. Dapo is one of the authors of Oppenheim’s International Law: The United Nations (2017, OUP) and one of the editors of the Practitioners Guide to the Application of Human Rights Law in Armed Conflict (2016, OUP). He was a member of the International Group of Experts that prepared the Tallinn Manual 2.0 on the International Law Applicable to Cyber Operations (2017, CUP). He is also a member of the International Advisory Panel for the American Law Institute’s project on the Restatement Fourth, The Foreign Relations Law of the United States.

Dapo is (or has recently been) a member of the Editorial or Advisory Boards of several journals including the American Journal of International Law and the European Journal of International Law. He is Trustee of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law and a Counsellor of the American Society of International Law. He is founding editor of the scholarly blog: EJIL:Talk! the blog of the European Journal of International Law.

He has worked as consultant, expert or adviser on various international law issues to international organizations, states and non-governmental organizations. In addition, he has advised and assisted counsel or provided expert opinions in cases before several international and national tribunals.

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History

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