Dr Yann Prisner-Levyne, LLM

Country Manager and Senior Research Fellow

Yann Prisner Levyne

Project Activities


Other Activities and Research Interests

Public International Law, International Wildlife Law, Human Rights Law

Since 9/2017 Research Fellow, Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law

8/2015–8/2017 Lecturer, St. Augustine University of Tanzania and Program Coordinator of the Human Rights Centre, Mwanza (Tanzania)

1/2015–6/2015 Teaching Assistant in Public International Law, University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (France)

2/2014–5/2014 Associate, Wedrychowski et Associés (France)

6/2013–8/2013 Internship, Clifford Chance, International Litigation Department, Paris (France)

4/2012–8/2012 Internship, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Office of Staff Legal Assistance, Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)

2/2012–4/2012 Internship, United Nations Office in Nairobi, Office of Staff Legal Assistance, Nairobi (Kenya)

11/2011–12/2017 PhD with very honorable mention, “The protection of terrestrial wild fauna under public international law”, University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (France)

10/2010–5/2011 Internship, Mayer Brown, International Arbitration Department, Paris (France)

4/2010–9/2010 Internship, White & Case, International Arbitration Department, Paris (France)

8/2008–6/2009 LLM with four honors grades in International Law related subjects, Cornell University Law School, Ithaca, New York (USA)

10/2007–6/2008 Master International Civil Service (with merit), Ecole des Hautes Etudes Internationales de Paris (France)

10/2006–6/2007 Master of English/American Law (with merit), University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (France)

  • Member of the New York Bar
  • Member of the Paris Bar
  • White & Case Public Interest Fellow (May-August 2011)