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Judge María Teresa Infante is elected member of the Curatorium of The Hague Academy of International Law

Wednesday, February 8th 2023

Chilean María Teresa Infante, Judge of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, was elected by the Curatorium of The Hague Academy of International Law as its new member.

The Hague Academy of International Law is a centre for teaching and research in public and private international law, which aims to promote the scientific study of the legal aspects of international relations. In this context, the Curatorium is its main governing body, composed of 16 members, who determine the scientific policy and activities of the Academy.

María Teresa Infante is a lawyer from the University of Chile and has postgraduate studies at the Institut des Hautes Études Internationales et du Développement in Geneva, Switzerland; at the Complutense University of Madrid, Spain; and at The Hague Academy of International Law, The Netherlands. 

In addition, she has an outstanding professional career in the public and academic spheres, where she has served, among other functions, as Director of Borders and Boundaries of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador of Chile to the Netherlands, Representative of Chile before the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) based in The Hague and Co-Agent of Chile in the litigation against Peru before the International Court of Justice in The Hague.