Former Member of the International Court of Justice, Doctor of Law, Professor, Honored Scientist of the Russian Federation, Vladlen Vereshchetin turned 90 on January 8!

He served as a Member of the International Court of Justice and the Permanent Court of Arbitration, a Member — and Chairman — of the International Law Commission, Deputy Director of the Institute of State and Law of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

Vladlen Vereshchetin published widely in the area of international law, he is one of the luminaries of international space law and has made a significant contribution to the development of this and other branches of international law with his publications, teaching, mentoring, participation in official delegations and expert associations.

Vladlen Vereshchetin is also one of the founders of the International Law in the XXI Century Award.

We congratulate Vladlen Stepanovich on his anniversary and wish him well-being and sound health!