Francis Chávez Aco


Francis Chávez Aco is a career diplomat and LLM candidate at Leiden University. She is a former Alternate Representative of Peru to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) and a former Focal Point of the Study Group on Governance of the International Criminal Court (ICC). Francis holds a Master's degree in Diplomacy and International Relations from Academia Diplomática del Perú “Javier Pérez de Cuéllar”, a Law Degree from Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú and a Bachelor in Social Sciences from Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos.

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The Competence of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea in its New Advisory Proceedings on Climate Change

On the sidelines of last year’s COP26, Antigua and Barbuda and Tuvalu concluded the Agreement for the Establishment of the Commission of Small Island States on Climate Change and International Law (‘the Agreement’ establishing ‘the Commission’). The Agreement is open to signature by all 39 members of the Alliance of Small Island States, and currently also includes…

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