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international association executive , Lawyer

Louise Doswald-Beck, British, Swiss lawyer, international association executive. Barrister; international lawyer. Swiss National Fund grantee, Bern, 1980-1981. Member American Society International Law, International Law Association, Society Military Law and the Law of War.

Background

Doswald-Beck, Louise was born on July 7, 1952 in Birmingham, England. Daughter of Paul Randolf and Helene (Fotiadis) Beck.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, Bristol (England) University, 1973. Master of Laws, University College, London, 1974.

Career

Lecturer Law Faculty, Exeter (England) University, 1975-1977. Researcher/consultant Faculty of Law, Bern (Switzerland) University, 1978-1979. Lecturer University College, London, 1982-1986.

Lawyer, legal adviser International Committee of the Red Cross, Switzerland, 1987-1994, senior legal advisor Switzerland, 1995, deputy head of legal division Switzerland, 1996-1998, head legal division, 1998-2000. Secretary general International Commission of Jurists, Geneva, since 2001. Adviser, drafting coordinator International Institute of Humanitarian Law, San Remo, Italy, 1988-1995.

Achievements

  • Barrister; international lawyer.

Membership

Member American Society International Law, International Law Association, Society Military Law and the Law of War.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, ballet, yoga.

Connections

Married Josef Georg Doswald, June 3, 1977. Children: Nathalie Doswald, Alistair Doswald.

father:
Paul Randolf Beck

mother:
Helene (Fotiadis) Beck

spouse:
Josef Georg Doswald

children:
Nathalie Doswald Doswald-Beck

Alistair Doswald Doswald-Beck