VERTIC welcomes new Legal Officer Cédric Apercé

VERTIC is pleased to welcome Mr Cédric Apercé as a Legal Officer for the National Implementation Measures Programme.

Prior to joining VERTIC, Cédric was a British Red Cross Research Fellow on the joint British Red Cross/International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) project on customary international humanitarian law. He formerly worked as a legal attaché at the ICRC Advisory Service on International Humanitarian Law in Geneva, and as a legal assistant to the United Nations International Law Commission.

Cédric holds an LL.M. in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights from the Geneva Academy (Switzerland), a Master in International and Comparative Law from the University of Toulouse (France), as well as a Master of Comparative Law from the Universities of Mannheim (Germany) and Adelaide (Australia).

As a Legal Officer with the NIM Programme, he will be working on the national implementation of obligations in the Biological Weapons Convention, the Chemical Weapons Convention and UNSCR 1540.