Professor Antonios Tzanakopoulos
Professor Tzanakopoulos is a general international lawyer and has published in a number of areas including international disputes, the UN Security Council, the law of treaties, the law of the sea, and international investment law. He has advised states, international organizations, and private entities on matters of public international law. He has advised and assisted counsel and members of tribunals or provided expert opinions in a number of cases before international and domestic courts and tribunals, including the International Court of Justice, EU courts, the European Court of Human Rights, ad hoc and ICSID arbitral tribunals, and the High Court of England and Wales. He has also provided training on international law to domestic judges, as well as diplomats, military officers, and other government officials.
- International law
- Law of war and armed conflict
- Law of state responsibility
- Law of international organisations
- Law of treaties
- Law of the sea
- International investment law
- International human rights law
- Humanitarian Intervention (with Vaughan Lowe)
- The Development of the Law of the Sea by the International Court of Justice (with Vaughan Lowe)
- Barcelona Traction at 40: The ICJ as an Agent of Legal Development
- Domestic Courts in International Law: The International Judicial Function of National Courts
- Resolving Disputes Over the South China Sea Under the Compulsory Dispute Settlement System of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea
- The Right to Be Free from Economic Coercion
- Sharing Responsibility for UN Targeted Sanctions
- Disobeying the Security Council (2011, 2013)
- National Treatment and MFN in the (Invisible) EU Model BIT (2014)
- Strengthening Security Council Accountability for Sanctions: The Role of International Responsibility (2014)
Professor Tzanakopoulos has experience in working with radio, TV and print. He has appeared on the BBC World Service, CNN, Deutsche Welle, Al Jazeera, China Central Television and other national and international broadcasters, and has provided commentary or quotes for news agencies such as Reuters and the Press Association.
Recent media work
- Interview with Al Jazeera on the Somalia-Kenya maritime boundary dispute before the International Court of Justice
- Kenya boycotts ICJ hearing on Somalia sea boundary row
- South China Sea Arbitration Is Actually Issue of Territorial Sovereignty
- Interview on Greek-Turkish maritime delimitation dispute (in Greek)
- Interview on the Prespa Agreement between Greece and North Macedonia (in Greek)
- Les limitations du système de règlement de l’ONU (in French)
- US prosecutor says Prince Andrew isn't cooperating with the Epstein probe. Can he be forced to?
- Court orders Russia to pay $50 billion for seizing Yukos assets
- Explainer: how will sanctions against Russia work?