Professor, Charles University, and Member, UN International Law Commission
Pavel Šturma is a Member, UN International Law Commission and the President of the Czech Society for International Law. Prior to the start of his academic career at the Faculty of Law of CU, he worked at IHEI University Paris II, Council of Europe and was a UN staff member (UN Office at Vienna, 1992–1994). Since autumn 1997 he has been head of the Department of International Law. He is a member of the Legislative Council of the Czech Government, member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration (The Hague), member of the EU Network of Independent Experts in Fundamental Rights and of several academic and professional associations, and has had a visiting professorship at the University Paris XI (2001).