Zeray Yihdego

LLB [Hons, Distinction], L.L.M. (Cantab), PhD. (Dunelm), Professor

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    Professor Yihdego participates in a UKRI £583,000 research and capacity building partnership project titled 'addressing governance crisis in the Horn of Africa, and works very closely with Addis Ababa and other African and US universities.  He recently completed  a 5.5 million Euro EU funded multidisciplinary research project concerning the governance of the Zambezi and Omo river basins; DAFNE project - http://dafne-project.eu/ Decision Analytic Framework to explore the water-energy-food Nexus in complex transboundary water resource systems of fast developing countries, as part of 15 universities and other institutions. 

    Dr Yihdego aslo collaborates on various projects with law experts, economists, hydrologists, environmental and  political scientists and policy experts that are working in Africa, Europe and the US.

    Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

    In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

    • SDG 1 - No Poverty
    • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
    • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
    • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
    • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

    Area of Expertise

    • Law
    • International law
    • international water law
    • arms trade
    • international humanitarian law
    • African regional integration
    • UN law and peace and security


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