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Click here to enlarge.   Peter TOMKA IAI Member   
International Court of Justice
Peace Palace
Carnegielaan 2
2517 KJ The Hague
The Netherlands
Tel: +31.70.302.2323
Fax: +31.70.302.2409
p.tomka@icj-cij.org

 
 
Languages   English, French, Russian, Czech (fluent); Slovak (native)
   
Nationality   Slovakia
   
Education   Charles University, Prague (LLM - 1979; Dr. iur. - 1981; PhD International Law - 1985)
   
Academic  
Position  
Lecturer, Charles University, Prague (1984-91); Lecturer, Comenius University, Bratislava (1997-99)
   
Experience  
as Arbitrator  
Judge (2003-), Vice-President (2009-12), President (2012-) International Court of Justice; Arbitrator, Permanent Court of Arbitration (1994-); Member, Panel of Arbitrators under Annex VII to the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (2004-); Member, UN International Law Commission (1999-2002); Chair or member of the tribunal in a number of interstate arbitrations and in investment arbitrations under the Rules of the ICSID, UNCITRAL and NAFTA; Member, ICSID Panel of arbitrators (appointed by the Slovak Republic)
   
Experience  
as Counsel  
Proceedings before the International Court of Justice; Legal Adviser of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Slovakia (1997-99)
   
Awards  
Rendered  
• ICSID Case No. ARB/08/6, Perenco Ecuador Ltd. v. The Republic of Ecuador and Empresa Estatal Petróleos del Ecuador (Petroecuador), Decision on Remaining Issues of Jurisdiction and on Liability, 12 Sep. 2014 (full text ITA English)(full text ITA Spanish)

• PCA Case No. 2009-11, Hicee B.V. v. Slovak Republic, Supplementary and Final Award, 17 Oct 2011 (full text ITA)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/08/6, Perenco Ecuador Ltd. v. Republic of Ecuador and Empresa Estatal Petroleos del Ecuador (Petroecuador), Decision on Jurisdiction, 30 Jun. 2011 (full text ITA)

• PCA Case No. 2009-11, Hicee B.V. v. Slovak Republic, Partial Award, 23 May 2011 (full text ITA)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/03/28, Duke Energy International Peru Investments No. 1 Ltd. v. Republic of Peru, Decision on the Application for Annulment, 1 Mar. 2011 (full text ITA)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/03/25, Fraport AG Frankfurt Airport Services Worldwide v. Republic of the Philippines, Decision on the Application for Annulment of Fraport AG Frankfurt Airport Services Worldwide, 23 Dec. 2010 (full text ITA)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/05/10, Malaysian Historical Salvors Sdn Bhd v. Malaysia, Decision on the Application for Annulment, 16 Apr. 2009 (full text ITA) (excerpts Kluwer)
   
Publications  
Relating to  
Arbitration  
• "Defenses Based on Necessity Under Customary International Law and on Emergency Clauses in Bilateral Investment Treaties," in Building International Investment Law – The First 50 Years of ICSID 415 (M. Kinnear et al. eds., Kluwer, 2015)

• "Are States Liable for the Conduct of their Instrumentalities? - Introductory Remarks," in State Entities in International Arbitration, IAI Series on International Arbitration No. 4, at 7 (E. Gaillard and J. Younan eds., Juris Publishing, 2008)

• "Elettronica Sicula Case,” Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law (R. Wolfrum, gen. ed., OUP, on-line 2008)

• "Fisheries Jurisdiction Cases (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland v. Iceland)," Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law (R. Wolfrum, gen. ed., OUP, on-line 2008)

• "Frontier Dispute Case (Burkina Faso/Republic of Mali)," Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law (R. Wolfrum, gen. ed., OUP, on-line 2008)

• "Sovereignty over Certain Frontier Land Case (Belgium/Netherlands)," Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law (R. Wolfrum, gen. ed., OUP, on-line 2008)

• "Comment on the Unity and Diversity of International Law in the Settlement of International Disputes," in Unity and Diversity in International Law (R. Hofmann, A. Zimmermann eds., 2006)

• "The Special Agreement," in Liber Amicorum Judge Shigeru Oda 553 (N. Ando et al. eds., 2002)

• "The First Site Visit of the International Court of Justice in Fulfillment of its Judicial Function," 92 Am. J. Int'l L. 133 (1998)(with S. Wordsworth)
   
Other  
Connections  
with France  
Research Fellow at the Institute of the Law of Peace and Development, Nice (1984-85)
   

 
   
 
 
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