Christine KADDOUS

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Christine Kaddous is Professor of European Union Law at the University of Geneva, Jean Monnet Chair ad personam « EU Constitutional and Substantive Law » and Director of the Geneva Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence, the Centre d’études juridiques européennes (CEJE) of the University of Geneva, Switzerland. Professor Kaddous is President of the Swiss Society for International Law (Société Suisse de droit international, SSDI-SVIR), Vice-President of the Swiss Association for European Law (Association suisse pour le droit européen - ASDE) and member of the Executive Committee of ECSA-Suisse and of the Centre européen de la culture (Geneva). She is also member of many national and international societies related to her areas of expertise, such as la Société française de droit international (SFDI), the International Law Association (ILA), the European Society of International Law (ESIL), the Commission pour l’Etude des Communautés européennes (CEDECE) and the Swiss Association Arbitration (ASA).

Christine Kaddous studied law in Switzerland (BA and PhD at the University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland), the United Kingdom (MA in Law, LL.M. (Cantab) at the University of Cambridge) and Belgium (MA in European Studies at the Université Libre de Bruxelles). She was admitted to the Bar and practiced as a lawyer for many years in the field of Commercial Law in Switzerland.

Her teaching and research activities cover EU Law and International Law, Dispute Settlement, Free movement of Persons, EU External Relations in general and particularly trade law, EU-WTO relations and EU-Switzerland Bilateral Agreements.

Christine Kaddous is editor of the Collection ‘Dossiers de droit européen’ (DDE), published by Schulthess/LGDJ (Geneva/Paris) and editorial member board of a number of international and European journals. She has published widely on international and EU law. Among her recent publications are: Services financiers: Suisse – Union européenne (2016); The European Union in International Organisations: Functional Necessity or General Aspiration? (2015); European Union’s Common Values and National Identities: convergence or contradiction? (2014); European Union Participation in International Financial Organizations (2014); Die Zusammenarbeit zwischen der Europäischen Union und der Schweiz (2014); Politique commerciale commune (2014), Loyauté du commerce et défense des intérêts des Etats membres et de l’Union européenne (2013); Arbitrage, Union européenne et accords bilatéraux d’investissement (2013); La libre circulation des personnes et des services (2012); Le rôle de la Cour de justice dans l’interprétation de l’accord d’association CEE-Turquie (2012); Dix ans d’application de l’accord sur la libre circulation des personnes entre la Suisse et l’Union européenne (2012).

See also : www.ceje.ch