Evelyne Schmid, Ph.D.


Université de Lausanne

City: Lausanne - 1015

Country: Switzerland

About Me:

Evelyne Schmid is an associate professor of international law at Université de Lausanne, Switzerland. She was previously based at the Universität Basel, Bangor University and at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID). She also acted as the project coordinator for the International Criminal Court's Legal Tools Project at TRIAL in Geneva. She is the author of Taking Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Seriously in International Criminal Law (Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law, 2015; Christiane-Rajewsky award 2016) and is currently a board member of the European Society of International Law (ESIL). She is the principal investigator for a four-year research project investigating international law and sub-national parliaments (www.unil.ch/ilsp).
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Research Interests

International Law & Organization

Human Rights

Arms Transfers

Conflict Processes & War

Legislative Politics

Media Appearances:

TV Appearances:

(2019) Swiss public radio (Echo der Zeit)

Comment of the Chagos advisory opinion of the International Court of Justice. Echo der Zeit is the daily in-depth news magazine of the German-speaking Swiss radio.

(2018) Swiss public TV (Rundschau)

The main link leads to the English summary of the media report and a subtitled extract from the interview https://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/politics/weapons_uncensored-report-on-arms-exports-highlights-loopholes/44377958#.W5GIjJDDqyQ The full report (in German and partly in Swiss German) is available here https://www.srf.ch/news/schweiz/kriegsmaterial-exporte-der-ungeschwaerzte-waffenexport-bericht.

(2018) RTS (Swiss public radio - French speaking)

Interview (in French) on international law and the protection migrants attempting to reach Europe via the Mediterranean Sea.