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Gonzalo Parra-Aranguren, born in Caracas, Venezuela, on 5 December 1928, is a judge at the International Court of Justice of the United Nations in The Hague, Netherlands.


Parra-Aranguren, Gonzalo was born on December 5, 1928 in Caracas, Venezuela.


Degree in Juridical and Political studies, Central University Venezuela, 1950. Degree, Inter-American Law Institute. Degree, New York University.

Doctor of Laws, Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich.


Professor, Control U. Venezuela, Caracas, since 1956;professor, Andrés Bello Catholic U., Caracas, since 1957;judge 2d Court of 1st Instance, Federal District and State of Miranda, Caracas, 1958-1971;1st associate judge Chamber of Cassation, Supreme Court of the Justice, Caracas, 1988-1992;alternate judge, Supreme Court of the Justice, 1992. Member of national group for Venezuela Permanent Court of Arbitration, The Hague, since 1985. Arbitrator, Venezuela and abroad.

Member legal advising committee Ministry of Foreign Affairs, since 1984, National Congress, since 1990. Member Academy Political and Social Sciences of Caracas, since 1966, president, 1993-1995. Member Institute of International Law, since 1979.

Venezuelan representative several sessions of The Hague Conf.on Private International Law.


Member of Institute International Law, Academy Political & Social Sciences Caracas (president 1993-1995).