Author Archives: Martii Koskenniemi

About Martii Koskenniemi

Academy Professor with the University of Helsinki and author of the classics works From Apology to Utopia: The Structure of International Legal Argument (1989, 2005), and The Gentle Civilizers of Nations: The Rise and Fall of International Law, 1870–1960 (2002). He has been a member of the UN International Law Commission (2002–2006) and judge at the Administrative Tribunal of the Asian Development Bank (1997–2002). From 1978 to 1994 he was member of the Finnish Ministry for Foreign Affairs. He is a member of the Institut de droit international.