International Law, Borders and Conflicts

2 credits / 6 weeks weeks
2 Mar 2020 - 10 Apr 2020

Professor Juan Carlos Sainz-Borgo

Establishing limits between sovereignty states and its management between neighboring countries, constitutes today an unlimited source of tensions and conflicts around the world. The course provides an historical overview of the legal methods of establishing limits and the way international community deals with these situations around the globe, including law of the sea, international rivers, lakes and the International Court of Justice and International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea jurisprudence on the area.

Juan Carlos Sainz-Borgo

Juan Carlos Sainz-Borgo is the Dean for Academic Affairs and Associate ProfessorĀ at UPEACE. He is also Associate Professor of International Law at the Universidad Central de Venezuela in Caracas since 1998. Professor of Humanitarian International Law at the Universidad Sergio Arboleda in Bogota since 2009; he was Fulbright Visiting Professor at the Washington College of Law at the American University in 2008-2009. He served as Jurist to the Regional Delegation of Venezuela and the Caribbean of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). Juan Carlos Sainz-Borgo has a Law Degree, Master in International Law and Doctorate (Cum Laude) from the Universidad Central de Venezuela in Caracas and a Master Degree from Oxford University, UK. He has published four books on international law and international relations and a numerous articles in different publications in the field.

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