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Chile Eboe-Osuji

Dr. Chile Eboe-Osuji

Distinguished International Jurist
DepartmentLincoln Alexander School of Law

Judge Chile Eboe-Osuji is a Distinguished International Jurist at the Lincoln Alexander School of Law and a Special Advisor to the President’s Office at Toronto Metropolitan University. The Nigerian-born Judge Eboe-Osuji recently completed his term as President of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague. He was also concurrently serving as a senior judge in the Appeals Division of the ICC from March 2018 to March 2021.  

Prior to joining the ICC, Judge Eboe-Osuji served as the Legal Advisor to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in Geneva where he anchored the High Commissioner’s interventions in cases involving human rights questions. Earlier in his career he worked in various capacities at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, including as prosecution counsel. Before joining the international public service, Judge Eboe-Osuji practiced law as a courtroom advocate before the courts in both Canada and Nigeria.

Judge Eboe-Osuji is a visiting professor at Stanford University Law School. He has also taught international criminal law as adjunct professor at the Faculty of Law of the University of Ottawa.