Pierre d’Argent teaches and practices international law. He is full professor at the University of Louvain, in Belgium, and guest professor at the University of Leiden in the Netherlands. He is a member of the Brussels Bar, special counsel to Foley Hoag LLP, and argues international law cases before international tribunals and domestic courts.
A Member of the Institute of International Law, he has been director of studies and taught at The Hague Academy of International Law. He is the author of over 100 published articles and book chapters, an award-winning book, a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on www.edx.org and courses on the United Nations Audiovisual Library of International Law. He is a member of the editorial boards of the Revue belge de droit international and the Annuaire français de droit international and a member of the boards of the French and Belgian societies of international law, and also a Vice-president of the European Society of International Law.
He served as First Secretary of the International Court of Justice.