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Edgardo Sobenes (Adv. LL.M., Msc) is an international lawyer with extensive experience in international litigation before the International Court of Justice and a unique practice in the coordination and management of international legal teams. He is an expert in various areas of public international law and in contentious and non-contentious proceedings before the ICJ, including substantive and procedural law and the preparation and presentation of evidence.
Edgardo has provided legal counselling and assistance in several (11) inter-state cases before the International Court of Justice on issues concerning state responsibility, use of force, land and maritime boundary delimitation, law of the sea, international water law, the law of treaties, climate change law, right to self-determination and environmental law. In addition, Edgardo assists States in the mediation and conciliation of disputes, and in negotiation of agreements with other States.
He guest lectures globally on topics related to international law and international litigation, and is the author of many publications on issues concerning international law ( Cambridge Press, Max Planck, Springer, T.M.C. Asser Press).
He is the founder and former president of the International Law Association Nicaraguan Branch, Member of the Editorial Board of The Journal of Territorial and Maritime Studies (JTMS), the founder of VR (virtual reality) Legal Evidence, and the creator and host of the first podcast about international law in Spanish (Hablemos de Derecho Internacional - HDI).
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