Author: Hector Olasolo

Hector Olasolo

Prof. Dr. Héctor Olásolo holds the chair in International Law at the University of El Rosario (Colombia), and is the chairman of The Ibero-American Institute of the Hague for Peace, Human Rights and International Justice (“IIH”). His main research interests are International Criminal Law, International Humanitarian Law, and International Human Rights. He is the author of numerous publications in these areas, including the books entitled ‘Corte Penal Internacional: ‘The Triggering Procedure of the International Criminal Court’ (Brill Publishers, 2005), ‘Unlawful Attacks in Combat Situations’ (Brill Publishers, 2008), The Criminal Liability of Political and Military Leaders as Principals to International Crimes (Hart Publishers, 2009), ‘Essays on International Criminal Justice (Hart Publishers, 2012), and ‘Treaty on Modes of Liability in International Criminal Law’ (Tirant lo Blanch, 2013, in Spanish). He has served as Legal Officer in Chambers at the International Criminal Court (2004-2010). He has also served as a member of the Legal Advisory and Appeals Sections of the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (1999-2002), and as Legal Advisor of the Spanish Delegation to the ICC Preparatory Commission.between 1999 and 2002. He held the chair in international criminal law at Utrecht University (2009-2012).