Lalive sponsors clerkship at the International Court of Justice at The Hague (September 2004)

1 September 2004

With the objective of contributing to the promotion and development of international law and its practice, Lalive provides financial support to the clerkship programme which the International Court of Justice has set up in cooperation with several universities, including the University of Geneva. The lawyer sponsored by Lalive for this clerkship is Mr Makane Moà¯se MBengue. After studies in Saint-Luis (Senegal), Geneva and various internships (including the International Labour Organisation), Mr MBengue is now teaching assistant at the Geneva Law School where he is preparing a thesis in the Department of International Law. His publications relate to a variety of subject matters in international law, including water law and disputes, international trade law and disputes, fisheries and the environment. He is about to leave for The Hague where his assignment consists in assisting judges of the Court by conducting research, preparing files and drafting various documents. The clerkship is scheduled for a period of nine months, starting in September 2004.

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