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Dr Penelope J. Ridings, MNZM

Penelope Ridings chairs a UN working group

Penelope Ridings chairs a small working group at the "Ad Hoc Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction" negotiations. Photo: Daniel Birchall

Penelope Ridings chairs a small working group at the "Ad Hoc Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction" negotiations. Photo: Daniel Birchall

Information about Penelope's ILC Candidacy

Download a brochure about Penelope Ridings' International Law Commission candidacy.

Read the brochure in:
Arabic
Chinese
French
Russian
Spanish

Curriculum Vitae

Read Penelope Ridings' curriculum vitae.

Hear from New Zealand's chief international lawyer Victoria Hallum and former International Court of Justice judge Sir Kenneth Keith about what they think Penelope will bring to the ILC.

Penelope Ridings with former ICJ Judge Sir Kenneth Keith, December 2020. Photo: MFAT

Penelope Ridings with former ICJ Judge Sir Kenneth Keith, December 2020. Photo: MFAT

Watch: New Zealand Foreign Affairs Minister Nanaia Mahuta endorses Dr Penelope Ridings for the ILC

Watch: New Zealand Foreign Affairs Minister Nanaia Mahuta endorses Dr Penelope Ridings for the ILC

Penelope Ridings ' ILC Campaign Launch

Read Penelope Ridings' keynote address to the Beeby Colloquium: "A New Zealand perspective on international law".

Watch the full keynote address with an introduction by Sir Kenneth Keith, ONZ, KBE, QC Judge, International Court of Justice 2006-20015.

Watch short excerpts of Penelope's keynote address:

Why international law matters

New Zealand and the ILC

New Zealand's commitment to international law and multilateralism

New Zealand international lawyers

What I would bring to the ILC

Penelope presenting the Beeby Colloquium keynote address, December 2020.

Penelope presenting the Beeby Colloquium keynote address, December 2020.

Dr Ridings appearing as Agent for New Zealand before the International Court of Justice in Whaling in the Antarctic 2013. UN Photo: ICJ-CIJ

Dr Ridings appearing as Agent for New Zealand before the International Court of Justice in Whaling in the Antarctic 2013. UN Photo: ICJ-CIJ

Follow Penelope on Twitter @pj_ridings

ILC Geneva

ILC Geneva. Photo: Getty Images

ILC Geneva. Photo: Getty Images