The International Tribunal for Settlement of Disputes, based in the British capital, London, has chosen Lebanese Consultant, Bilal Shamas, as a judge in its Middle East and North Africa Department.
The International Tribunal for Settlement of Disputes is complementary to its counterpart, the International Court of Justice in The Hague, and is also one of the organizations working under the umbrella of the United Nations. As per the Court’s internal rules of procedure, all dispute settlement experts and judges enjoy international immunities in accordance with the “International Model Encoder Law” No. (89/31/1976). The International Tribunal has three official headquarters around the world, namely in London, Sofia and Maastricht, and has nine global circles, in England, Bulgaria, the Netherlands, Germany, India, Australia, West Africa, the Middle East, North Africa and North America.
Alongside his role as a member of the Arab Ambassadors Authority and a peace ambassador in the International Arab Organization for Settlement of Disputes, Shamas holds numerous positions in several fields:
– Diplomatic Commissioner at the International Justice Organization
– President of the International Dispute Settlement Commission
– Member of the International Union for Security Studies and Political Science Strategy
– Expert in combating financial and administrative corruption at the United Nations Organization
– Security Expert and Criminal Investigator
– International Arbitration Advisor to settle and resolve disputes at the General Bar Association in Egypt and the International Arab Organization.
Shamas, who hails from the town of Hermel in the Bekaa, currently resides in Beirut.
Source: National News Agency