Marko Milanovic is Professor of Public International Law at the University of Nottingham School of Law.
He is co-editor of EJIL: Talk!, the blog of the European Journal of International Law, as well as a member of the EJIL's Editorial Board. Professor Milanovic was formerly Vice-President and member of the Executive Board of the European Society of International Law. He held visiting professorships at Michigan Law School, Columbia Law School, Deakin Law School, the University of the Philippines College of Law, and the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights.
Professor Milanovic was appointed by the UN High Commissioner on Human Rights as one of three high-level experts who will assist her in conducting a comprehensive examination of alleged human rights violations committed in Belarus since 1 May 2020, pursuant to the UN Human Rights Council's mandate in its resolution 46/20. Professor Milanovic is co-general editor of the ongoing Tallinn Manual 3.0 project on the application of international law in cyberspace, and a recipient of the British Academy Mid-Career Fellowship for a project on the legal aspects of intelligence sharing in multinational military operations. He is also an Associate of the Belgrade Centre for Human Rights.
Professor Milanovic has a very strong record of publication in human rights law, public international law, international criminal law and the law of armed conflict with leading publishers and peer-reviewed journals, including the European Journal of International Law and the American Journal of International Law. His work has been cited, inter alia, by judges of the European Court of Human Rights, the UK Supreme Court, and the High Court of England and Wales, as well as by the International Law Commission and various UN Special Rapporteurs.
Professor Milanovic was counsel or advisor in cases before the International Court of Justice, the European Court of Human Rights, and the Constitutional Court of Serbia. He is a frequent participant in expert meetings organized by international institutions, including the OHCHR, the European Commission, international criminal tribunals, the European Court of Human Rights, the International Committee of the Red Cross, and Chatham House.
Professor Milanovic obtained his first degree in law from the University of Belgrade Faculty of Law, his LL.M from the University of Michigan Law School, and his PhD in international law from the University of Cambridge. His doctoral thesis was awarded the Yorke Prize. He served as Law Clerk to Judge Thomas Buergenthal of the International Court of Justice in 2006/2007.
Publications available at SSRN at http://ssrn.com/author=655207.
Expertise includes general international law, especially issues of state responsibility and treaty interpretation; international law in cyberspace; human rights law, particularly the applicability of human rights in the digital age and in armed conflict, and the question of extraterritorial application of human rights treaties; international criminal law and international humanitarian law.
At the School, Marko teaches ECHR and public law tutorials for undergraduates and international human rights law seminars for the LL.Ms, as well as the Law of War and Peace module for MA students.
Current research focuses on issues of freedom of expression in the digital age, special rules of attribution in international law, evolutionary interpretation in international and constitutional law,… read more