Eveline Rodrigues Abotsi, LLM

Research Fellow

Project Activities

South Sudan

Other Activities and Research Interests

Constitutional Law, International law, Human Rights Law, African Customary Law, Governance, Political Science

Professional and Academic Background

Since 5/2021 Research Fellow, Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law

5/2019 – 4/2021 Consultant, Innovation for Policy Foundation, Research team, Paris (France)

9/2016 – 3/2020 Legal counsel, CANAL+ INTERNATIONAL, Africa Department, Paris (France)

1/2016 – 5/2016 Internship, Aélex, Accra (Ghana)

7/2015 – 12/2015 Internship, CMS Francis Lefebvre, Africa Desk, Paris (France)

4/2014 – 9/2014 Internship, Futur au Present, Ziguinchor (Senegal)

2013 – 2014 Master in Development Project Management in Africa (with honours), University of Paris-Sud, Paris (France)

2011 – 2012 Master in African Laws (with honours), University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, Paris (France)

  • Startup Acts: an emerging instrument to foster the development of innovative high-growth firms”, E. Rodrigues, ICR Facility report, 2021.
  • “Policy Toolkit for Entrepreneurship Policy Reform in Africa”, T. Gelissen, J. Stever, E. Rodrigues and F. Lawson, Innovation for Policy, 2021.
  • ”Benchmarking Study on laws for Startups and Small Businesses in Africa”, J. Stever, E. Rodrigues, F. Lawson and S. Duchatelet, Innovation for Policy, 2020.
  • Master’s thesis: The influence of fundraising on NGO’s projects
  • Master’s thesis: The conditions of eligibility of the President of the Republic and democracy in Africa
  • Member of the Paris Bar

  • Réseau International des Juristes Africanistes (RIJA)

  • Vice-President of the NGO “Initiative For Africa”
  • Member of the 36×36 project