January 19, 2004
Eric Suy, professor emeritus of the University of Leuven in Belgium will deliver this year's Eberhard P. Deutsch Lecture at Tulane Law School with a timely presentation entitled, "The United Nation's Security Council: Was it ever or is it still relevant?" on Monday,
February 2nd at 6:00 p.m. in Room 110 of the law school.
Professor Suy has a long and distinguished career in public international law, including several years as Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations. He has served as an advisor to the governments of Belgium and Flanders. Additionally, he was the personal representative of the UN Secretary-General on various international, political and legal issues, including the Kurdish question in Iraq in 1991.
The Eberhard P. Deutsch Chair of Public International Law was established in 1980 in memory of the late Colonel Eberhard P. Deutsch and his family. Colonel Deutsch was a distinguished alumnus of Tulane Law School with a national reputation in international and military law.
Professor Suy's lecture is free and open to the public.