Yuji Iwasawa is currently Professor of International Law at the Faculty of Law, the University of Tokyo (Japan) and the Judge of International Court of Justice. He was previously a professor in the Department of International Relations in the University of Tokyo, and an associate professor at the Faculty of Law in Osaka City University. Professor Iwasawa is also the President of the Japanese Society of International Law, the Chairperson of the Human Rights Committee under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, a Vice-Chair of the International Law Association, a member of the Science Council of Japan, and the Editor-in-Chief of the International Law Documents. He was formerly the Vice-President of the Asian Development Bank Administrative Tribunal, a member of the Permanent Group of Experts under the WTO Agreement on Subsidies, a member of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, a visiting fellow of the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, a visiting researcher at the Center for Research on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law at Pantheon Assas University (Paris), and a lecturer of The Hague Academy of International Law. He has an LL.B. from the University of Tokyo, an LL.M. from Harvard Law School, and an S.J.D. from the University of Virginia. His publications include Domestic Applicability of Treaties: What are “Self-executing” Treaties?, Dispute Settlement in the WTO, International Law, Human Rights, and Japanese Law: The Impact of International Law on Japanese Law, and Domestic Application of International Law.