Expert in International human rights, lawyer, policy analyst, organizational manager, development cooperation specialist, law professor, advocate and organizer. Thirty-five years of relevant experience at the academic, judicial, governmental, non-governmental, regional and international levels. Professional and managerial experience in the Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees, the World Bank, the Arab Fund for Economic Development in Africa. Former Cabinet Minister, Magistrate and lecturer in Law. Executive Board member of six non-governmental human rights organizations and professional legal association. 1991 recipient of the Human Rights Watch Award for Human Rights Monitoring. 1991 Recipient of the American Bar Association Human Rights Award, on behalf of the Sudan Bar Association, Expert member of International Evaluation Missions for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (Cambodia), the Ford Foundation and the International Commission of Jurists. Strong managerial and organizational skills.
Organizational Management, having served in managerial capacities in a number of governmental, non-governmental and intergovernmental organizations of varying size and mandates.
Policy analysis, derived from professional service with academic institutions, human rights organizations and government posting.
Language, including fluency in English and Arabic, and a working knowledge of French and Swahili.
Development Cooperation, as an experienced manager of technical cooperation programs in a variety of economic and social fields.
International Legal Research, Writing, Analysis and Advocacy, as an international lawyer, legal advisor, law professor, and magistrate.
2014 - 2018
A political declaration on the establishment of a state of citizenship and democracy.
Head of the Civil Society Initiative
1978 - 2018
Advocate & Commissioner for Oaths (Senior Partner).
The firm is specialized in corporate and commercial law, investments, tax, labour and arbitration including through the ICC, Paris.
2002 - 2004
Representative, Regional Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights for the Arab Region, Beirut
Legal advisor to the Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Afghanistan
(UNAMA) on Law Reform in Afghanistan
August 2003 disrupted by the terrorist explosion.
2001 - 2002
Chief of Mission
WEST BANK AND GAZA OFFICE, PALESTINE
1997 - 2001
Chief Technical Advisor and Head of the Office
KUWAIT city, KUWAIT
1995 - 1997
1991 - 1995
1985 - 1986
Portfolio for peace (reconciliation, and elections) And was detained for 14 months by Omer El Bashir Administration.
1976 - 1978
WASHINGTON D.C. , USA
1975 - 1976