Prof. mr. dr. Eric Myjer
e.p.j.myjer@uu.nl
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Profile

Prof. mr. dr. Eric Myjer

Chair: Conflict and Security Law 

Director Centre for Conflict and Security Law ( http://conflictandsecuritylaw.org/ )

Convenor Utrecht University’s annual Koningsberger Lecture

(co)-Editor in Chief of the Journal of Conflict and Security Law ( http://jcsl.oxfordjournals.org/ ) (with Oxford University Press)

 Expertise:

-conflict and security law, including arms control law, law on the use of force and law on armed conflict;

-public international law;

-international institutional law

Research: in cooperation with Amsterdam University’s Amsterdam Centre for International Law (ACIL) research programme The Role of Law in Armed Conflict and Peace Operations on  generalconflict and security law  and that relating to Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Security.

Other Positions:

Member of International Law Association’s Committee on the Use of Force ;

Member International Editorial Advisory Board of the Africa Nazarene University Law Journal;

Judge (locum) at The Hague Court of Appeal (since 2004);

Judge (locum) at Utrecht District Court (since 1984);

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Curriculum vitae

Prof. Myjer is Professor of Conflict and Security Law within the Faculty of Law at Utrecht University. He is co-editor in chief of the Journal of Conflict and Security Law  (www.jcsl.oxfordjournals.org), which he co-founded with Prof. Nigel White of Nottingham University. He is a member of the Committee on the Use of Force of the International Law Association. He has published widely on issues in the area of conflict and security law with special emphasis on arms control law. He is director of the Centre for Conflict and Security Law (www. http://conflictandsecuritylaw.org/). One of the special  focus areas of the Centre is the international law relating to the non-proliferation of nuclear weapons and the law relating to Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Security Since the PrepCom, that was established to prepare the entry into force of the Chemical Weapons Convention (in 1997) with its Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), he has been advisor to the Netherlands Delegation to the OPCW. Eric Myjer furthermore is a judge (locum) with the The Hague Court of Appeal.

He was vice-chair and a member of the Confidentiality Commission of the OPCW, a member of the Advisory Council on International Affairs of  the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and a member of the Committee on Arms Control Law of the International Law Association .

At Amsterdam University he was an associate professor of public international law . He previously worked as a diplomat, focused on issues of arms control law, within the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as a practicing lawyer with Van Doorne Advocaten (previously Van Doorne and Sjollema jointly with Clifford Chance), and (was trained) as a judge. At Leiden University he was attached to the Netherlands Council on Legal Cooperation with Indonesia. He was a research fellow at the Department of War Studies of Kings College (London), for which he was awarded a Ford Foundation Fellowship, and at the Polemological Institute of Groningen University. He took his doctorate  at Groningen University with the renowned public international lawyer Professor B.V.A. Röling.

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All publications
  2012 - Books
Myjer, E.P.J. (2012). Enduring Freedom of blijvende strijd? (oratie). (33 p.). Den Haag: Boom Lemma.
  2012 - Book parts / chapters
Myjer, E.P.J. & Herbach, J.D. (2012). Violation of Nonproliferation Treaties and Related Verification Treaties. In D.H. Joyner & M. Roscini (Eds.), Nonproliferation Law as a special regime (pp. 119-150) (32 p.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  2011 - Book parts / chapters
Myjer, E.P.J. (2011). The Principle of approximate treaty application, Article 51 UN Charter and the necessary measures by the Security Council to maintain international peace and security. In E. Rieter & H. de Waele (Eds.), Evolving principles of International Law – Studies in Honour of Karel C. Wellens (pp. 53-69) (17 p.). Groningen: Martinus Nijhoff.
Myjer, E.P.J. & den Dekker, G.R. (2011). The Right to Life and Self-Defence of Private Military and Security Contractors in Armed Conflict. In F. Francioni & N. Ronzitti (Eds.), War by Contract, Human Rights, Humanitarian Law and Private Contractors (pp. 171-193) (23 p.). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  2010 - Book parts / chapters
Myjer, E.P.J. & White, N. (2010). Peace operations conducted by regional organizations and arrangements. In T.D. Gill & D. Fleck (Eds.), The handbook of the International Law of Military Operations (OUP) (pp. 163-184) (22 p.). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  2009 - Book parts / chapters
Myjer, E.P.J. (2009). Uniform Justice and the Death Penalty. In J. Doria, H.P. Gasser & M. Cherif Bassiouni (Eds.), The Legal Regime of the International Criminal Court, Essays in Honour of Professor Igor Blishchenk Leiden: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers.
  2008 - Book parts / chapters
Myjer, E.P.J. (2008). Afghanistan, the erosion of the right to self-defence and the case of the missing immediacy; the debate on the ban on the use of force and self-defence from a human rights perspective. In I. Boerefijn & J.E. Goldschmidt (Eds.), Changing Perceptions of Sovereignty and Human Rights, Essays in Honour of Cees Flinterman (pp. 529-550) (21 p.). Antwerpen/Oxrord: Intersentia.
  2007 - Book parts / chapters
Myjer, E.P.J. & Dekker, G.A. (2007). wapenbeheersingsrecht. In N. Horbach & R. Lefeber (Eds.), handboek internationaal recht (pp. 591-626) (36 p.). TMC Asser Press: Den Haag.
  2003 - Articles
Myjer, E.P.J. & White, N. (2003). The Use of Force Against Iraq. Journal of conflict and security law, 8, (pp. 1-14) (14 p.). Editorial.
  2002 - Articles
Myjer, E.P.J. & e.a., X (2002). The Twin Tower Attack: An unlimited Right to Self-Defence?. Journal of conflict and security law, 7 (2), (pp. 5-17) (13 p.).
  2002 - Book parts / chapters
Myjer, E.P.J. (2002). Confidentiality and judicial proceedings: the confidentiality regime under the chemical Weapons Convention and the Confidentiality Commission. In R. Yepez-Enriquez & L. Tabassi (Eds.), Treaty Enforcement and International Cooperation in Criminal Matters (pp. 536-549) (14 p.). onbekend: onbekend.
  2001 - Articles
Myjer, E.P.J. (2001). Twin Tower-aanval: een onbelemmerd recht op zelfverdediging?. Nederlands Juristenblad, 39, (pp. 1888-1890) (3 p.).
  2001 - Books
Myjer, E.P.J. (2001). Issues of Arms Control and the Chemical Weapons Convention. London, Den Haag, Boston: Kluwer Law International.
  2001 - Book parts / chapters
Myjer, E.P.J. (2001). The Law of Arms Control. In E.P.J. Myjer (Eds.), Issues of Arms Control and the Chemical Weapons Convention (pp. 1-10) (10 p.). London, Den Haag, Boston: Kluwer Law International, Military Security and the Issues: An Introduction.
Myjer, E.P.J. (2001). The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons. In E.P.J. Myjer (Eds.), Issues of Arms Control and the Chemical Weapons Convention (pp. 1-10) (10 p.). London, Den Haag, Boston: Kluwer Law International, Moving Closer towards an International Arms Control Organization?.
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Additional functions and activities

Judge (locum) at the District Court Midden-Nederland

Judge (locum) at The Hague Court of Appeal

co)-Editor in Chief of the Journal of Conflict and Security Law (with Oxford University Press)

Member of International Law Association’s Committee on the Use of Force ;

Member International Editorial Advisory Board of the Africa Nazarene University Law Journal;

 

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