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Lucius Caflisch

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Lucius Caflisch (born 31 August 1936) is a Swiss international law specialist.[1]

Lucius Caflisch was a professor at the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva. He was also director of the institute between 1984 and 1990.

In 1991, he became legal advisor for the Swiss Federal Département of Foreign Affairs and represented Switzerland at several international conventions, for example on banning personnel mines and on maritime law, and at negotiations creating the constitution of the international criminal court. He also acted as judge for the principality of Liechtenstein at the European Court of Human Rights between 1998 and 2006.

In 2006 Professor Caflisch was appointed to the Geneva-based United Nations International Law Commission.[2]


  1. ^ "AVL Faculty: Mr. Lucius Caflisch". legal.un.org. Retrieved 17 March 2023.
  2. ^ "Un Suisse à la Commission du droit international de l'ONU". SWI swissinfo.ch (in French). 2006-11-17. Retrieved 2024-01-02.