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He is the son of Pierre Cot, also a politician and minister.
After studying law at Sorbonne University in Paris from 1955 to 1965, he earned a Ph.D. in 1966. He then was professor of public law and international law at the University of Amiens, then the University of Paris I, before being elected as a deputy for Savoie in 1973. He was later re-elected, before joining the Socialist government of Pierre Mauroy in 1981 as deputy minister in charge of Co-operation and Development.
Since 2002, he has been a member of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea.
In 2017, he was made an officer of the legion of honour.
- ITLOS - Judge Jean-Pierre Cot Biography at the website of the ITLOS
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