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Master elected as Honorary President of the American Society of International Law for 2022 - 2023

Sir Christopher GreenwoodThe American Society of International Law (ASIL) recently met for its 116th Annual meeting and hundreds of global experts convened for the first in-person meeting since 2019 to consider global challenges and honour leaders in International Law in Washington, D.C. The ASIL Annual Meeting is one of the world’s largest and most diverse gatherings devoted to the advancement of International Law.

We are delighted to announce that the Master, Sir Christopher Greenwood, a former judge on the International Court of Justice, was elected as the Honorary President of ASIL for the coming year.

About the American Society of International Law

The American Society of International Law is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, educational membership organization founded in 1906 and chartered by Congress in 1950. The mission of the American Society of International Law is to foster the study of international law and to promote the establishment and maintenance of international relations on the basis of law and justice. ASIL holds Category II Consultative Status to the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations and is a constituent society of the American Council of Learned Societies.

The Society’s 3,500 members from more than 100 nations include attorneys, academics, corporate counsel, judges, representatives of governments and non-governmental organizations, international civil servants, students and others interested in international law. Through its meetings, publications, information services and outreach programs, ASIL advances international law scholarship and education for international law professionals as well as for broader policy-making audiences and the public.