Günther Handl is the Eberhard P. Deutsch Professor of Public International Law at Tulane University Law School. He holds law degrees from the University of Graz (Dr. iur.), Cambridge (LL.B.) and Yale (SJD). He is the author of several books and many articles in the field of public international law, international environmental law and law of the sea. Professor Handl is the recipient of a number of awards, including the Prix Elisabeth Haub, 1997. He has served in an advisory capacity to governments and international organisations, including the United Nations Environment Programme, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, the Asian Development Bank and the World Bank. He is Senior Project Consultant on “Policy and Law for Nuclear Safety and Security” at the National University of Singapore.