Professor Thouvenin teaches at the Université Paris-Nanterre. He is Member of the Board and former Secretary-General of the French Society for International Law and former Director of the Center for International Law of his University. He is a member of the American Society of International Law and International Law Association, as well as an associate member of the Institut de Droit international. He is member of the Editorial Board of different law reviews, including the Annuaire Français de droit International. Also, he has appeared as Counsel and Advocate in a number of cases before the International Court of Justice, the ITLOS, the PCA, the Interamerican Court of Human Rights, The European Court of Justice.