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Expert resume of Judge Stephen M. Schwebel

Former Judge and President of the International Court of Justice

Judge Stephen M. Schwebel is a leading figure in the fields of public international law and international arbitration. He is a U.S. national, an independent arbitrator and counsel in Washington, D.C., a door tenant of Essex Court Chambers in London, and an honorary bencher of Gray’s Inn. A Judge of the International Court of Justice 1981-2000, and the Court’s President 1997-2000, he has served as President of the World Bank Administrative Tribunal since October 2010. From 1994 to 2010, Judge Schwebel served as President of the Administrative Tribunal of the International Monetary Fund. Prior to his election to the International Court of Justice, Judge Schwebel was a member of the United Nations International Law Commission and its Special Rapporteur on the Law of the Non-Navigational Uses of International Watercourses.