Awn Al-Khasawneh Former Prime Minister, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

Judge Awn Shawkat Al-Khasawneh, educated at Cambridge University, continued his diplomatic career for Jordan after completing postgraduate studies in International Law. Serving as a Judge on the International Court of Justice from 2000 to 2011, he held the position of Vice-President from 2006 to 2009. Following his tenure, Al-Khasawneh became the Prime Minister of Jordan until April 2012. Currently, he is an Academic Expert at Doughty Street Chambers in London and an Honorary Fellow at Queens’ College, Cambridge. Widely recognized for his expertise in public international law, he has lectured globally. Recently, he served as Judge Ad-Hoc in a dispute between Costa Rica and Nicaragua and continues to play a crucial role in arbitration cases, representing Sudan in State-State negotiations and acting as counsel in various investment-related arbitrations. Al-Khasawneh has also provided legal counsel to several regional governments on international law matters.