As announced earlier, Prof. Arnold Pronto and Prof. McDonnell are co-teaching the International Law course offered this spring at Pace Law School. Prof. Pronto is a Senior Legal Officer in the Codification Division of the Office of Legal Affairs of the United Nations, working primarily in the field of the codification and progressive development of public international law. As a member of the Secretariat of the Sixth Committee, his activities have included working on the negotiation of several international anti-terrorism treaties, as well as the establishment of the International Criminal Court. He has also been in the Secretariat of the International Law Commission since 1999, and has worked on the topics of state responsibility, the responsibility of international organizations, diplomatic protection, the effects of armed conflicts on treaties, and the protection of persons in the event of disasters and provisional application of treaties. He has published, given presentations and lectures, and taught, in the area of public international law and international human rights law.
This Thursday, February 5, 2015 at 1:30-3:20 pm in Aloysia 306 the International Law lecture will be open to the entire law school community, including alumni. Prof. Pronto will be covering state responsibility and termination and suspension of treaties. Anyone who is interested is welcome to join this lecture. We hope to see you there!