Judge Chile Eboe-Osuji
Judge Chile Eboe-Osuji is a Distinguished International Jurist at the Lincoln Alexander School of Law and a Special Advisor to the President’s Office at Toronto Metropolitan University. Since completing his term as a judge and the President of the ICC in 2021, Dr Chile Eboe-Osuji has been fully engaged in academia as the Distinguished International Jurist at the Lincoln Alexander School of Law and Special Advisor to the President of the Toronto Metropolitan University; as well as the Paul Martin Senior Professor of Political Science, International Relations and Law at the University of Windsor (Canada); and a visiting professor at the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law. From 2021 to 2022, he was the Herman Phleger Visiting Professor at the Stanford Law School and a Senior Fellow at the Carr Center of the Harvard Kennedy School. He was awarded the 2021 Goler T Butcher Medal by the American Society of International Law, and the Gold Medal of the Honorary Patronage of the Philosophical Society of Trinity College, Dublin University (Ireland) in 2020. He holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Calabar (Nigeria), a Master of Laws degree from McGill University (Canada), a PhD from the University of Amsterdam, and an honorary Doctor of the University of Middlesex. Prior to joining the ICC, Dr Eboe-Osuji served as the Legal Advisor to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in Geneva. Earlier in his career he worked at the ICTR in various capacities, including as senior prosecution trial counsel; as well as senior prosecution appeals counsel at the Special Court for Sierra Leone. Before joining international public service, he practiced law as a courtroom advocate in Canada and Nigeria. He has published extensively, including the book International Law and Sexual Violence in Armed Conflicts.