Veronika Bílková Senior Researcher
Veronika Bílková is a senior researcher in the IIR Center for International Law. She graduated from the Faculty of Law of Charles University (Mgr., JUDr., Ph.D.) and from the Faculty of Arts of Charles University (political science and French Mgr., PhDr.). She holds a Diploma of International Law from the University of Cambridge. In addition to her work the IIR, she also works as an associate professor at the Department of International Law, Faculty of Law, Charles University. She is a member of the European Commission for Democracy through Law (the so-called Venice Commission) of the Council of Europe and of the Managerial Board of the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights, on behalf of the Czech Republic. She is also the Secretary-General of the European Society of International Law (ESIL) and a member of its Board. She is the chair of the Working Group for the Rights of the Elderly at the Government Council for Human Rights and a member of the National Group for the Implementation of International Humanitarian Law. In 2022 she was a member of the two Moscow Mechanism's missions of experts dealing with the conflict in Ukraine. In her academic work, she focuses on international law in general, international humanitarian law, international criminal law, human rights law, the use of force in international relations, terrorism or international sanctions. She is the author or co-author of twelve books and dozens of articles in Czech, English and French.