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Philippe Leroux-Martin

Philippe Leroux-Martin is a Canadian lawyer who worked for the Office of the High Representative in Bosnia and Herzegovina as a member of a team of legal advisors who oversaw the legal aspects of the Dayton peace agreement implementation. Mr. Leroux-Martin also acted as chief legal advisor to the Police Restructuring Commission of Bosnia and Herzegovina chaired by former Belgian Prime Minister Wilfried Martens. Following his work in Sarajevo, he headed the legal department of the International Civilian Office, an organization established to supervise and coordinate Kosovo’s accession to independence in 2008–9. He is currently a fellow with the Future of Diplomacy Project, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School. His book “Diplomatic Counterinsurgency: Lessons from Bosnia and Herzegovina” will be published by Cambridge University Press in 2014.


  • Non-Resident Fellow, The Future of Diplomacy Project