Yateesh Begoore, LLM

Research Fellow (Sub-Saharan Africa)

Project Activities

South Sudan

Other Activities and Research Interests

Public International Law, in particular the Law of Treaties, Immunity Law and the Law of International Organisations, International Humanitarian Law, International Human Rights Law

Professional and Academic Background

Since 1/2018 Research Fellow, Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law

10/2017–12/2017 Legal Consultant, United Nations Office of Legal Affairs, Office of the Legal Counsel, New York (USA)

4/2017–9/2017 Legal Intern, United Nations Office of Legal Affairs, Treaty Section, New York (USA)

6/2016–4/2017 Legal Analyst, Embassy of India to the United States of America, Washington, D.C. (USA)

5/2016–4/2017 Graduate Research Assistant to Prof. Carlos Vazquez (Fmr. Expert, UN Committee on Elimination of Racial Discrimination), Washington, D.C. (USA)

5/2016 Master of Laws (LLM) in International Legal Studies and Certificate in International Human Rights Law, Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C. (USA)

1/2016–5/2016 Legal Extern, Amnesty International USA, Washington, D.C. (USA)

6/2015–8/2016 Graduate Teaching Assistant for Public International Law and International Humanitarian Law, School of Law Christ University, Bangalore (India)

6/2015 Bachelor of Laws (LLB) (Hons.), School of Law Christ University, Bangalore (India) 


  • Prisoners Dilemma: Ascertaining and Augmenting the Multinational NIAC Detention Regime, In: Lachenmann, Frauke/Röder, Tilmann J/Wolfrum, Rüdiger (eds): Max Planck Yearbook of United Nations Law, Vol 20, 2016, pp 436–458.


Advocate, Karnataka State Bar Council (admitted to practice law before all courts and tribunals in India)