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Forum Dvorah Experts

Daphné Richemond Barak

International law, international relations, law of war, conflict, security, international institutions

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Dr. Daphné Richemond-Barak is Assistant Professor in the Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy at IDC Herzliya. 

She also serves as Senior Researcher and Head of the International Law Desk at the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT). 

Dr. Richemond-Barak holds a Maîtrise from Université Panthéon-Assas (Paris II), a Diploma in Legal Studies from Oxford University, an LL.M. from Yale Law School, and a Ph.D. from Tel Aviv University. 

Prior to joining the IDC, Daphné worked at the International Court of Justice and spent several years in private practice at the New York office of Cleary Gottlieb. 

Dr. Richemond-Barak has acted as counsel for international law firms, non-profit organizations, and states–including for the government of Colombia in its territorial dispute against Nicaragua before the International Court of Justice. 

She researches new or noteworthy developments taking place on the contemporary battlefield, from the deployment of intelligent defense systems to the rise and return of foreign fighters, artificial intelligence and tunnel warfare. 

Her approach is deeply grounded in multi-disciplinary research, at the intersection of international relations, international law, policy, and security studies. 

Her monograph, Underground Warfare, was published in 2018 by Oxford University Press. She also authored Rosenne's World Court: What it Is and How it Works, forthcoming with Brill (7th edition).

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