Marco Benatar

Marco Benatar


Marco Benatar holds an MA from the Free University of Brussels (VUB) and an LL.M. from New York University. Currently he is completing his Ph.D. at the VUB on the topic of evidence in inter-state litigation.

His past professional experience includes internships at the Belgian Council of State, the International Law Commission, and a position as external collaborator at the International Labour Organization. He was appointed visiting lecturer at the Brussels School of International Studies (University of Kent), where he taught international humanitarian law. Marco has served as assistant to counsel or advisor in cases before the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea and arbitral tribunals.

His work has been cited by the International Law Commission and has been awarded the Belgian Society of International Law and Goettingen Journal of International Law essay prizes. He has published in several journals and collections including: Asian Journal of International Law, Cambridge Journal of International and Comparative Law and Oxford Bibliographies in International Law. He is an editor of Wereldbeeld (United Nations Association Flanders) and assistant editor of the Chinese (Taiwan) Yearbook of International Law and Affairs and the Military Law and the Law of War Review.

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