Harold Koh

Law and U.S. Foreign Policy in the Next Administration: the First 100 Days
Thursday, 3 November 2016 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
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Stéphanie Plante
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splante@uottawa.ca
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Presented by CIPS and the American Embassy in Ottawa

Harold Hongju Koh is Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School. He returned to Yale Law School in January 2013 after serving for nearly four years as the 22nd Legal Adviser of the U.S. Department of State and is a featured speaker as part of the 2016 CIPS Thematic Series on US Foreign Policy.

Professor Koh is one of the country’s leading experts in public and private international law, national security law, and human rights. He has received fourteen honorary degrees and more than thirty awards for his human rights work, including awards from Columbia Law School and the American Bar Association for his lifetime achievements in international law. He has authored or co-authored eight books, published more than 180 articles, testified regularly before Congress, and litigated numerous cases involving international law issues in both U.S. and international tribunals. He is a Fellow of the American Philosophical Society and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, an Honorary Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford, and a member of the Council of the American Law Institute.

Professor Koh will cover a range of topics such as  ISIL, Syria, Brexit, Trade, and climate change.