Judge and Vice President, International Court of Justice, The Hague, Netherlands
Professor of International Law, Wuhan University School of Law, China
Friday, March 30, 2018
Furman Hall Room 216
245 Sullivan Street
New York, NY 10012
Judge Xue Hanqin is currently a Judge and the Vice President of the International Court of Justice. She is also a Professor of International Law of Wuhan University School of Law since 2008. Before elected to the ICJ, Judge Xue served as Deputy Director-General and Director- General, Law and Treaty Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China (1994-2003), and she was posted to The Hague as the Ambassador of China to the Kingdom of the Netherlands and Permanent Representative to the Organization on the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (2003-2008). She also was appointed as the first Ambassador of China to ASEAN, LegalCounsel of the Foreign Ministry of China (2008-2010).
Judge Xue has published numerous articles and books on international law, both in Chinese and English. Among her English works are Transboundary Damage in International law, (Cambridge University Press, 2003), Chinese Contemporary Perspectives on International Law—history,culture and international Law(Summer Courses, Hague Academy of International Law, Brill, 2011), Jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice (Summer Courses, Xiamen Academy of International Law, Brill, 2017).