Professor Ousseni Illy

Université Thomas Sankara, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Ousseni Illy is a Professor of Law at the Université Thomas Sankara, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. He holds a PhD in Public International Law from the University of Geneva (2010) and a Master in Public Law from the University of Ouagadougou (2003). He worked, among others, as a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Oxford (2011) and at Princeton University (2012). Furthermore, he has been a research assistant at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva (2010), an intern and a consultant for the UN (Legal Affairs, Codification Division), and a PhD visiting researcher at the WTO Secretariat, Geneva. His research interests include public international law, international economic law, human rights law, and constitutional law. Prof. Illy was a distinguished guest at the Max Planck Institute Luxemburg in 2016.