Petros Liacouras

Professor of International Law
University of Piraeus

Petros Liacouras

Professor of International Law
University of Piraeus

Biography

Professor of International Law. Policy-oriented academic, expert and advisor of international law. Graduate of Yale, Temple and Athens Universities, Harvard Negotiation Seminar fellow. Teaches International Law and Institutions, Law of the Sea, Greek Foreign Policy, Negotiation–Mediation (2001-…), Director of the MSc “International and European Studies” (2020-…) and of the Research Center “Negotiation and Mediation” (2015-…), at the Department of International and European Studies, School of Economics, Business and International Studies, University of Piraeus Hellenic MFA affiliation: advisor at Policy Planning Center. Formerly, member of the National Council of Foreign Policy and the Legal Advisory Council, academic director at the Policy Planning Center, member (2002-16) of the legal team for the Gr/Tu exploratory talks, of delegation in bilateral negotiations on maritime delimitation with Italy, Egypt, Albania, in the International Conference on Cyprus (Geneva-Mont Pelerin-Crans Montana, 2017) and of legal team drafting Prespa Agreement (2018). Author of books and articles -and panelist- on law of the sea, law of treaties, the Cyprus question, use of force – self-defense, national and international security, contemporary self-determination, secession, human rights, on legal dimensions of Gr/Tu relations, and on the policy oriented (legal realism) approach in International Law.

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