Mr Antoine Ollivier

    Deputy Registrar of the Tribunal since 1 June 2020

    Born: Massy, France, 14 August 1977. 

    Education: Law Degree (Licence en droit) and Diploma in German Law Studies (DEJA), University of Paris Nanterre (1998); LL.M. (Magister Legum), Potsdam University, Germany (1999); Master of International and European Law, University of Paris Nanterre (2000); Advanced Degree in Public International Law (Diplôme d’études approfondies, DEA), University of Paris Nanterre (2001).

    Professional Experience: Temporary Research and Teaching Assistant, University of Paris Nanterre (2001-2006); Legal Officer at the Directorate of Legal Affairs, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Paris (2006-2009); Researcher at the Centre de droit international de Nanterre (CEDIN), University of Paris Nanterre (2010-2012); International Court of Justice: Special Assistant to the Registrar (2012-2019), Legal Officer (2019-2020), Secretary of the Court (2020). Counsel and advocate for Bosnia and Herzegovina before the International Court of Justice in the cases concerning Application for Revision of the Judgment of 11 July 1996 in the Case concerning Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Bosnia and Herzegovina v. Yugoslavia), Preliminary Objections (Yugoslavia v. Bosnia and Herzegovina), and Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Bosnia and Herzegovina v. Serbia and Montenegro), Merits (2001-2006); member of the French delegation before the International Court of Justice in the case concerning Certain Questions of Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters (Djibouti v. France) (2006-2008) and in the advisory proceedings on the Accordance with International Law of the Unilateral Declaration of Independence in Respect of Kosovo (2009-2010). Member of the French delegation to the General Assembly of the United Nations (Sixth Committee) (2006-2009), and to working groups of Legal Advisers of the European Union (COJUR) and Council of Europe (CAHDI) (2006-2009); member of the delegation of the International Court of Justice to the General Assembly of the United Nations (2012-2019).

    Member: Société française pour le droit international (SFDI).

    Publications: author of several articles and book chapters on public international law, the peaceful settlement of disputes, the International Court of Justice, and the law of State responsibility.