International Academy of Comparative Law
THE CURRENT SECRETARY GENERAL
In October 2022, at the 21th General Congress of Comparative Law in Asunción, Gary BELL was elected Secretary-General of the International Academy of Comparative Law.
The members of the Executive Committee, including the Secretary-General, are elected for a period of four years and are eligible for re-election. (Statutes, art. X)
Some faculties of the Secretary-General
● Subject to Article 9 of these Statutes, the Secretary-General is responsible for the scientific programme of the Academy, overseeing the administrative operation of the Academy and supervising the publication of the Academy’s Acts and Proceedings (Statutes, art. XIII).
● Members elections may take place every year under conditions to be set down by the Secretary-General (By-Laws, art. 4)
● The amount of dues shall be decided by the Secretary-General in consultation with the Executive Committee (By-Laws, art. 7).
The biography of the new Secretary-General will be uploaded in due course
Former Secretary Generals
Diego P. FERNÁNDEZ ARROYO 2014-2022
Professor, Sciences Po, Paris
Jürgen BASEDOW 2006-2014
Professor at the University of Hamburg; co-director of the Max Planck Institute of Comparative and International Private Law, Hamburg
Roland DRAGO 1973-2006
Emeritus Professor at the University of Paris II
Gabriel MARTY 1965-1973 (decease)
President of the University of Toulouse
Felipe de SOLÁ CAÑIZARES 1958-1965 (decease)
Director of the Institute of Comparative Law of Barcelona; Dean of the International Faculty of Comparative Law, Strasbourg
Elèmer BALOGH 1927-1958
Professor at the University of the Witwaterstrand, Johannesburg
Elèmer BALOGH and Robert W. LEE 1924-1927
Dean of the McGill University Faculty of Law