15 June 2017

Prof. Liesbeth Lijnzaad the first Dutch judge at the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea

UM professor Liesbeth Lijnzaad will become the first Dutchman to be appointed as a judge on the International Tribunal for the Laws of the Sea in Hamburg. Lijnzaad is a extraordinary professor Practice of International Law at Maastricht University. She has worked for the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs since 1994, where she provides the government with advice on matters related to international law. She will be sworn in on 1 October 2017.

International Tribunal for the Laws of the Sea, Hamburg