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Prof. Makane Moise Mbengue


Makane Moïse Mbengue is the President of the African Society of International Law (AfSIL) since 2017.

He is a Professor of International Law and Head of the Department of Public International Law and International Organization at the Faculty of Law of the University of Geneva where he teaches General International Law, International Environmental Law, International Investment Law, Climate Change and International Law, International Water Law, International Dispute Settlement Law and Philosophy of International Law.

Prof. Mbengue is also an Affiliated Professor at Sciences Po Paris (School of Law) where he teaches General International Law, the Law of the World Trade Organization (WTO) and Dispute Settlement in the Law of the Sea.

He holds a Ph.D. in Public International Law from the University of Geneva.

He has acted and acts as expert for the African Union, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the World Health Organization (WHO), the World Bank, the International Labour Organization (ILO), the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), the UN Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights (OHCHR), the Organization of the Islamic Conference, the Islamic Development Bank, the World Trade Organization, the West African Monetary Union, the League of Arab States, African Regional Economic Communities (ECOWAS, COMESA, EAC and ECCAS), the Senegal River Development Organization, the Niger Basin Authority, the Lake Chad Commission and the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) among others.

He also acts as counsel and arbitrator in disputes before international courts and tribunals (in particular, before the International Court of Justice and in investment cases) and as advisor for governments.

He is the author of several publications in the field of international law.

Prof. Makane Moise Mbengue
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