Network

WASD has built a strong network of researchers, policy makers, educators, consultants and employers from all parts of the world to exchange knowledge and experience and discuss current developments and challenges. This directory can be used to help find, support and collaborate with experts from the WASD network.

Interested in joining the WASD expert directory? Complete the application form. Please check your details in our directory after 48 hrs and if you can not find your name, please contact the directory coordinator at sheema@sussex.ac.uk.

You can also join the expert directories of our sister organisations: Middle Eastern Knowledge Economy Institute (MEKEI) and Sudan Knowledge (SK).

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Prof. Kamil Idris

President The International  Court of Arbitration and Mediation ( ICAM )Former Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
Qualifications:

PhD LLB

Location: Geneva, Switzerland

Biography

A Sudanese national, former diplomat; and international civil servant; He graduated with LLB honours from Faculty of Law (University of Khartoum); Received his PhD in international law from Geneva University (Switzerland); He has honorary doctorate law degrees from 19 universities from around the world; Served as Director General (1997-2008), WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organisation), and the International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (UPOV); Member, the International Law Commission of the United Nations; He published many books on issues of intellectual property, international law and development.