Nobuo Hayashi

Senior Legal Advisor

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Nobuo Hayashi specializes in the law of armed conflict, particularly the fundamental principles, conduct of hostilities and protection of victims; international criminal law, especially war crimes and modes of liability including command/superior responsibility; and public international law, in particular recourse to force and state responsibility. He brings with him more than twelve years of experience performing advanced research, advising international prosecutors, authoring court submissions, teaching at universities and publishing scholarly articles in the aforementioned areas as well as other related fields. He is also a Visiting Professor at the International University of Japan (2005-present) and a Visiting Lecturer at the University of Turin Law Faculty/UN Interregional Criminal Justice Research Institute (2007-present).

Previous Positions: Researcher, Peace Research Institute Oslo (2008-12); Legal Advisor, Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (2006-8); Legal Officer, Prosecutions Division, Office of the Prosecutor (OTP), International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) (2004-6); and Associate Legal Officer, ICTY OTP Legal Advisory Section (2000-3).

Degrees: B.Sc. Foreign Service in international relations, law and organisation from Georgetown University (1995); Diplôme d’études supérieures in international law, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva (1998); and LL.M., University of Cambridge (1999). Additionally, he attended the post-graduate School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University (1995-6), The Hague Academy of International Law (1999) and the doctoral programme at the Graduate Institute (1998-2004). His working language is English. He also speaks Japanese (native) and French (intermediate).

Focus Areas
Public International Law
International Criminal Law
Peace research
Countries & Regions
Former Yugoslavian countries