Last updated on: 2/4/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

Ruth Lapidoth, PhD Biography

Title:
Chair of the International Law Forum at Hebrew University
Position:
None Found to the question "Is a Two-State Solution (Israel and Palestine) an Acceptable Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Oct. 15, 2007

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
    Experts
Individuals with PhDs or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Chair, International Law Forum, Hebrew University
  • Recipient of the 2006 Israel Prize in Law
  • Professor and Chair of International Law at Concord School of Law, the College of Management, 2001 – 2002
    Areas of expertise: International Public Law, Law of the Sea, the Arab-Israeli conflict and its resolution, and specifically the juridicial status of Jerusalem, and autonomy
  • Recipient of the Prominent Woman in International Law award from the WILIG group of the American Society of International Law, 2000
  • Professor of International Law, Hebrew University, 1956-2001
  • Invited to join a group of experts that advised the High Commissioner on National Minorities of the Organization for the Security and Cooperation in Europe, 1999
  • Senior Research fellow at the Jerusalem Institute for Israel Studies
  • Legal Adviser to the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 1979-1981
  • Participated in part of the negotiations for the Egyptian-Israeli Peace Treaty, 1979
  • Member of the Delegation of Israel to:
    Red Cross Conference, 1981
    Humanitarian Law Conference, 1977
    United Nations, 1976
  • Member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration at the Hague
Education:
  • PhD, Public International Law, University of Paris
  • MA, Law, Hebrew University
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. What Is the Dispute over Jerusalem?