Prof. Dr. Willem van Genugten
Willem van Genugten was until recently full professor of international law at the University of Tilburg, the Netherlands. He currently holds a small chair in international law at the University of North West, South Africa. He was also, among other things, one of the editors of the Netherlands Yearbook of International Law. Today, he is President of the Royal Dutch Society of International Law, President of the Knowledge Platform Security and the Rule of Law of the Dutch Government and Chair of the Committee on the Implementation of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples of the International Law Association.
He is the author of a long list of academic as well as popularizing publications in the field of international law. In 2012, he received a doctorate honoris causa from the North-West University in South Africa.