Christine Kaddous is Full Professor at the University of Geneva, Jean Monnet Chair ad personam and Director of the Centre d’études juridiques européennes (CEJE). She is also Director of the Master of Advanced Studies in European and International Governance (MEIG Programme), created by CEJE and GSI in cooperation with the United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG). She teaches EU law, EU Internal Market law and EU External Relations. Her research expertise is in the heart of the topic of the present project as she is a specialist in EU external relations law, in particular EU foreign and trade policy. She has been or is a visiting professor at the Montesquieu University in Bordeaux, Nice Sophia Antipolis, Paris II (Panthéon Assas) as well as the College of Europe (Bruges/Natolin). She studied law in Neuchâtel (Switzerland) and in Cambridge (LLM, Cantab) as well as in Brussels (MA in European Studies, ULB). She practiced as a lawyer for many years in the field of Commercial Law in Switzerland. She is President of the Swiss Society of International Law (Société Suisse de droit international, SSDI-SVIR) and Vice-President of the Association suisse pour le droit européen (ASDE). She has published widely on international and EU law, international dispute settlement, international trade, EU-WTO relations, EU-Switzerland bilateral agreements and free movement of persons and services. She is EUDIPLO partner – University of Geneva.