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Mbengue, Makane Moïse

Affiliate Professor

Makane Moïse Mbengue is an Affiliated Professor at Sciences Po (School of Law) where he teaches General International Law and the Law of the World Trade Organization (WTO). He is also a Professor of International Law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Geneva where he teaches International Environmental Law, International Investment Law, Climate Change and International Law, International Water Law and International Dispute Settlement.

Prof. Mbengue  holds a Ph.D. in Public International Law from the University of Geneva. He was the Lead Expert for the negotiations and drafting of the Pan-African Investment Code (PAIC) in the context of the African Union and is involved in investment negotiations in different African countries and economic organisations. He has acted and acts as expert for the African Union, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), 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) and the International Institute for Sustainable Development ( IISD ) among others. He also acts as a Professor for courses in International Law organized by the United Nations Office of Legal Affairs (OLA) and by the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR).

Prof. Mbengue acts as counsel and expert in disputes before international courts and tribunals and as advisor for governments in several fields of international law. He is the author of several publications in the field of international law. 

Fields of Expertise: 

  • International public law
  • WTO law
  • Registration
  • Security interrests in personal property
  • International sales and international commercial arbitration