Judge Óscar Cabello Sarubbi

Member of the Tribunal since 1 October 2017

Born: Asunción, Paraguay, 12 June 1947.

Education: Doctor of Law, Universitá degli Studi di Roma (1970); Specialization Diploma in International Public Law, Universitá del Sacro Cuore, Milano (1972); Master in Arts, International Relations, Saint John’s University, New York (1981).

Professional Experience: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Paraguay (1972-2017): Alternate Permanent Representative to the United Nations, New York (1977-1985), Director-General for General Affairs (1989-1990), Vice-Minister for General Affairs (1990-1993), Vice-Minister for Political Affairs (1993-1995), Ambassador to Italy and Greece (1995-1999), Permanent Representative to the FAO, WFP and IFAD (1995-1999), Director-General for Multilateral Political Affairs (2000-2003), Ambassador to Austria, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovenia and Greece (2003-2007), Permanent Representative to the UNIDO, AIEA, CTBTO and UNODC, Vienna (2003-2007), Ambassador to Spain, Morocco and Andorra (2007-2013), Director-General, Diplomatic and Consular Academy (2014-2015), Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs (2015-2017); Assistant Professor of International Civil Law, Universidad Nacional de Asunción (1973-1977); Professor, Universidad Católica de Asunción (1973-1977); Delegate to: UN General Assembly Sessions (1976-1989), Third UN Conference on the Law of the Sea, New York (1977-1982), Special Session for the signature of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea, Montego Bay, Jamaica (1982); Professor, Paraguayan Diplomatic and Consular Academy (1985-1995, 2000-2002, 2013-present); head of delegation, First Session, Assembly of the International Seabed Authority, Kingston (1994); UN Commission on Crime (Vice-Chairman 2004, Chairman 2005); Chairman, Preparatory Commission of the UN Conference on Crime, Bangkok (2005); Professor, Universidad de la Integración de las Américas (2014).

Publications and Lectures: On many topics related to international public law, international relations and history issues, in particular on the rights of landlocked countries and the law of the sea.