Prof Andrew Clapham

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Prof Andrew Clapham

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Andrew Clapham is Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, which he joined in 1997. He has been a member of the UN Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan since October 2017. He is an Honorary Member of the International Commission of Jurists. In 2003 he was an Adviser on International Humanitarian Law to Sergio Vieira de Mello, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in Iraq.

He is the author of various books including Brierly’s Law of Nations: An Introduction to the Role of Law in International Relations (7th edition) and co-editor with Paola Gaeta and Marco Sassòli of The 1949 Geneva Conventions: A Commentary (2015). His latest book is entitled War (2021).

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