Veronika Bílková

is the head of the Centre for International Law at the Institute of International Relations in Prague and associate professor in international law at the Law Faculty of Charles University. She is also a member and the vice-president of the European Commission for Democracy through Law of the Council of Europe (the Venice Commission) and the secretary-general of the European Society of International Law. She is a holder of the European Master’s Degree in Human Rights and Democratisation and the Diploma in International Law from the University of Cambridge. She was a visiting scholar at Columbia Law School in New York, Université Paris II - Panthéon Assas, Northumbria University of Newcastle and the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law in Heidelberg. She has authored several books and more than 100 articles in Czech, English and French on international law (mainly the use of force, international humanitarian law, the fight against terrorism, international criminal law, and human rights) and international relations (mainly security topics, the UN and Czech foreign policy).  

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