Dr Nilüfer Oral Joins CIL as Director
CIL is delighted to welcome Dr Nilüfer Oral as Director. Dr Oral brings invaluable experience as an academic, seasoned negotiator and international law practitioner. She is Turkey’s member of the International Law Commission (ILC), Second Vice-Chair of the ILC, and Co-Chair of the ILC Study Group on Sea-Level Rise in relation to International Law. She served as a legal advisor to the Turkish Foreign Ministry on the law of the sea and climate change, and was a member of the Turkish delegation at the International Maritime Organization and in the climate change agreements from 2009 to 2016. Dr Oral is also concurrently appointed Senior Fellow at NUS Law.