Ahmed Kamal Badr, LLM

Research Fellow


Phone: +49 6221 91404 40
Skype: mpfpr.badr

Working Languages

Arabic, English, French

Project Activities

Jordan, Sri Lanka

Other Activities and Research Interests

Public International Law, Comparative Constitutional Law, International Human Rights, and International Humanitarian Law

Professional and Academic Background

Since 8/2020 Research Fellow, Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law

2/2020–6/2020 Visiting Lecturer of Law, MPL Legal Academy, Cairo (Egypt)

6/2019–3/2020 Legal Advisor, Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Legal Department, Cairo (Egypt)

4/2019—6/2019 Legal Assistant, International Law Commission, United Nations, Geneva (Switzerland)

2/2019–6/2019 Project Assistant, Inclusive Peace & Transition Initiative (IHEID), Geneva (Switzerland)

9/2015–2/2018 Pre-trial Judge, Egyptian State Council, State Commissioner Authority, Cairo (Egypt)

9/2017–6/2019 Master’s Degree in International Law, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID), Geneva (Switzerland)

2009–2013 Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.), Alexandria University (Egypt)

  • Master thesis: The Validity of Security Council Resolutions Authorizing the Use of Force: Between Legality and Practice. (IHEID), 2019. Under the supervision of Professor Andrew Clapham
Participation in Conferences
  • International Law Association (ILA) 79th Biennial Conference Kyoto 2020, ILA Scholar
  • Hans Wilsdorf Foundation Scholarship
  • The American University in Cairo – Graduate Institute Scholarship
  • Alexandria University Academic Excellence Medal (2009-2013)
  • Member of the Japanese Branch of the International Law Association (ILA)
  • Member of Junior Diplomats Initiative (JDI), Switzerland 2017-2018
  • Geneva Center for Security Policy (GCSP) Alumni
  • Head of the Graduate Institute (IHEID) Alumni Chapter in Cairo