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Humanitarian Law & Policy:
Enforcement, Human Rights in Armed Conflict, International Criminal Law, International Humanitarian Law, Monitoring and Reporting of Violations, Public International Law, Transitional Justice

<p style="margin-right: 0cm; margin-left: 0cm; font-size: 12pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); line-height: 16.8pt;"><span lang="EN" style="font-size: 9.5pt;">Cedric Ryngaert is Associate Professor of International Law at Utrecht University and Leuven University. He&nbsp;studied law at Leuven University (1996-2001), where he also obtained his PhD in 2007 (on jurisdiction in international law, under the supervision of Prof. dr. Jan Wouters). He was visiting researcher at Harvard Law School in 2005, and assistant district prosecutor in Leuven in 2006.</span></p>

<p style="margin-right: 0cm; margin-left: 0cm; font-size: 12pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); line-height: 16.8pt;"><span lang="EN" style="font-size: 9.5pt;">Cedric has taught courses on public international law, the law of international organizations, the law of armed conflicts, international criminal law,&nbsp; and international economic law.</span></p>

<p style="margin-right: 0cm; margin-left: 0cm; font-size: 12pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); line-height: 16.8pt;"><span lang="EN" style="font-size: 9.5pt;">In 2012, Cedric won the five-yearly Henri Rolin prize (international law and international relations) for his work on jurisdiction.</span></p>

<p style="margin-right: 0cm; margin-left: 0cm; font-size: 12pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); line-height: 16.8pt;"><span lang="EN" style="font-size: 9.5pt;">At Utrecht University, Cedric is currently leading two research projects on the law of jurisdiction in respect of global values, funded by the European Research Council (ERC Starting Grant) and the Dutch Organization for Scientific Research (NWO VIDI). He is also co-rapporteur of the ILA Committee on non-state actors.</span></p>

<p style="margin-right: 0cm; margin-left: 0cm; font-size: 12pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); line-height: 16.8pt;"><span lang="EN" style="font-size: 9.5pt;">Cedric&rsquo;s main research interests are: non-state actors in international law, the law of international organizations, the interplay between human rights and general international law, international criminal law and post-conflict justice, jurisdiction and immunities, and the role of domestic courts in the implementation of international law.</span></p>