Raymond Ranjeva

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Raymond Ranjeva (right), 2006

Raymond Ranjeva (born August 31, 1942 in Antananarivo ) is a lawyer from Madagascar and former Vice President of the International Court of Justice .

After graduating in law from the University of Madagascar in Antananarivo in 1965, Ranjeva earned a diploma in political science from the University of Paris in 1966, where he also received his doctorate in law in 1972 .

In 1981 he was appointed professor at the University of Madagascar, where he was appointed Dean of the Faculty of Law a short time later . In 1988 he finally became rector of the university. In 1987 and 1997 he lectured at the Hague Academy for International Law in The Hague .

Ranjeva was elected to the International Court of Justice on February 6, 1991 and confirmed on February 6, 2000. From 2003 to 2006 he served as the vice president of the court.

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