Ezéchiel Amani Cirimwami

Ezéchiel Amani Cirimwami

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ezechiel.amani@mpi.lu

Ezéchiel Amani Cirimwami is a Research Fellow. He holds an LL.B. Law (2008) from the Université officielle de Bukavu and an LL.M. International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights (2012, cum laude) from the Université Catholique de Bukavu. He is currently doing a joint Ph.D. in international law at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and the Université Catholique de Louvain. His PhD research concentrates on the ‘proceduralisation’ of substantive human rights and its impact on the obligation to extradite or prosecute core international crimes. He attended postgraduate specialization courses organized by the Hague Academy of International Law (Public International Law session and directed studies, 2016) and the UNOG-ODG International Law Seminar (54th ed., Geneva, 2018). He has published in a number of international peer-reviewed journals and blogs including Revue belge de droit international, Revue québecoise de droit international, African Yearbook of Human Rights, Harvard Journal of International Law and Ejil: Talk! His work has been cited by the International Law Commission (ILC).

Before joining the Institute, he worked as Public Prosecutor and later a Sitting Judge in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.