Georges ABI-SAAB

Honorary Professor, International Law
Areas of expertise
  • International courts and tribunals
  • International law (public, private)


Docteur es Sciences Politiques, Graduate Institute of International Studies and University of Geneva 
Georges Abi-Saab taught at the Institute from 1963 to 2000. He is also Honorary Professor at Cairo University’s Faculty of Law and a Member of the Institute of International Law. Professor Abi-Saab is a former ad hoc Judge of the International Court of Justice, a former Judge of the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and Rwanda (ICTR), a former Commissioner of the United Nations Compensation Commission, and former Chairman of the Appellate Body of the World Trade Organization (his term ended in 2008).