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Edwin Egede copy Senior Lecturer,
International Law & International Relations, Cardiff University


Areas of Expertise
African Union, Development of International Law, Human Rights, Intergovernmental Organizations, International Affairs, International Human Rights Law, International Law, International Organizations, Oceans and Law of the Sea, Peace and Security, UN Human Rights System, United Nations, United Nations Reform

Edwin is a Senior Lecturer in International Law and International Relations at the Cardiff University. Also, he is a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria and a consultant to a major law firm in Nigeria. He was elected as a fellow to attend the United Nations Training and Research Institute (UNITAR) International Law programme and Hague Academy Summer Course on International Law at the Hague, Netherlands in 2000.

Recent Publications
2013, The Politics of International Law and International Law (Edinburgh University Press)(with Peter Sutch)

2011, Africa and the Deep Seabed Regime: Politics and International Law of the Common Heritage of Mankind (Springer)

2014, “Piracy and the East African region” in Koutrakos, P. and Skordas, A. eds. The Law and Practice of Piracy at Sea: European and International Perspectives. (Hart Publishing), pp. 249-265

Recent ACUNS Activity

“United Nations Secretary-General appointment process: Time for a female Secretary-General?”ACUNS 2014 Quarterly Newsletter 
Updated, December 2014