Ezéchiel Amani Cirimwami

Ezéchiel Amani Cirimwami

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ezechiel.amani@mpi.lu

Ezéchiel Amani Cirimwami is a Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law in the Department for International Law and Dispute Resolution. He is completing a joint PhD at the Free University Brussels (VUB) and the UCLouvain. He holds an LLB from the Official University of Bukavu and an LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights from the Catholic University of Bukavu. Before joining the MPI in September 2019, he worked as a Public Prosecutor and later a Sitting Judge in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Ezéchiel currently acts as a legal assistant to counsel in the case concerning Armed activities on the territory of the Congo (Democratic Republic of Congo v. Uganda) before the International Court of Justice (ICJ). His PhD research concentrates on the ‘proceduralisation’ of substantive rights and its impact on the scope of the obligation to extradite or prosecute under international law.