Expert Workshop on International Responsibility – May 31, 2019

The Athens Public International Law Center (Athens PIL)  of  the National  and  Kapodistrian University of Athens School of Law and  the Athens Mediation & Arbitration Organization (EODID) jointly organize an Expert Workshop on International Responsibility. The implementation of international responsibility lies at the heart of international dispute settlement before international courts and arbitral tribunals. Judges and arbitrators are commonly required to apply the law of international responsibility when settling international legal disputes. This Expert Workshop brings together leading scholars to discuss cutting-edge issues pertaining to the law of international responsibility and its adjudicative implementation.

When: May 31, 2019, 17.00-21.00

Where: Nomiki Bibliothiki Building, «H. Karatzas» Room, 23 Mavromichali str.

For more information:, 210 3678910

Workshop programme

16:30 Registration

17:00 Prof. Panos Merkouris, Tenure Track Professor of Public International Law, Chair on Interpretation & Dispute Settlement in International Law, University of Groningen; Research Fellow, Athens PIL

Interpretation of Customary International Law in the Context of International Responsibility

18:00 Dr. Efthymios Papastavridis, Research Fellow, University of Oxford; Research Fellow, Athens PIL; Teaching  Assistant,  School  of  Law,  National  & Kapodistrian University of Athens; Research Fellow, Academy of Athens

The Element of Control in the Context of Attribution for International Responsilibity

19:00 Dr. Anastasios Gourgourinis, Lecturer, School of Law, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens & Athens PIL; Research Fellow, Academy of Athens

Attribution of Lawful Conduct to the State for the Purposes of International Responsibility – ESIL Lecture

20:00 Dr. Nikolaos Voulgaris, Lecturer in International Law, European Public Law Organization; Research Fellow, Athens PIL; Teaching Assistant, School of Law, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens

Allocation of International Responsibility between International Organisations and their Members; Tug-of-War or Passing the Buck?

20:45 Concluding remarks