Prof. Dire Tladi
Dire Tladi is a Professor of international law at the University of Pretoria, and South African Research Chairs Initiative Chair of International Constitutional Law. He has over 100 academic publications (articles, books and chapters in books). He is member of the UN International Law Commission, its current Chair (2022) and was its Special Rapporteur on Peremptory Norms. He is a member of the Institut de Droit International, and two-time Fulbright grant holder. He was previously a lawyer for the South African Foreign Ministry and Legal Counsel for its Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York. He has appeared as counsel before the ICC Pre-Trial and Appeal Chambers. He subsequently served as adviser to Foreign Minister from 2014-2018. He is also the author of fiction.