Yassin Saif Abdullah Al Shaibany

Associate Professor

Contact :         Sana’a University

Faculty of Law

Department of International Law

Telephone:  + 967  770080404



-PhD in International Law, Faculty of Law, Cairo University, Egypt, 1997

-Higher Diploma in Private Law, Faculty of Law, Cairo University, Egypt,  1987

-Higher Diploma in Public Law, Faculty of Law, Cairo University, Egypt, 1986

-License of Law, Faculty of Law, Cairo University, Egypt, 1982

Teaching and course coordination responsibilities (25 years’ experience)  :

– Public International Law
– International Organizations
– International Humanitarian Law
– International Human Rights Law
– Non-Governmental Organizations


–  Fair Trail , Mwatana for Human Rights, Sana’a,2019
– Public Prosecution ,  Mwatana for Human Rights  , Sana’a,2019

– Police and Human Rights , Mwatana for Human Rights, Sana’a,2019

– Texts and Legal Terms in English Language, Faculty of  Law, Sana’a University,Sana’a,2019

 -Society of Knowledge; Legal  frame work , 2004. Ministry of Planning and UNDP, Aden University, Aden. (Arabic)

-Democracy and Poverty: The Case of Yemen.  2004.  Forum for Economic Research, Second Economic Conference, Sana’a. (Arabic)

A Guide to the Fundamental principles of Human Rights in Yemeni and in International Law. 2002. The Supreme National Committee for Human Rights, Sana’a.  (Arabic)

 -The International  Arbitrary Court’s  Resolution on the Sovereignty of the Hunaish Islands and the Rules of International Law,1999. A research Paper submitted to Future Studies Center Forum, Sana’a.  (Arabic)

 -Universal Declaration of Human Rights and Its Impact on Agreements, 1998.  Research Submitted to The First National Forum for Human Rights – Rehabilitation & Information Center -Sana’a.  (Arabic)

-Arab National Security and the New Regional Security Systems. 1997.   Research submitted to the Future of Arab Relations Forum after the Liberation of Kuwait; The Gulf& Arabic Peninsula Studies Center – Kuwait University, Kuwait.  (Arabic)

-Facing Aggression in International Law: the Effectiveness of the International Collective Security System. 1997. Dar Salamah, Cairo.  (Arabic) 

-Professional Experience :
– Head of Public International Law Department , Faculty of Shariah and Law , Sana’a University, Sana’a YEMEN , 2012 – 2015 .

-Cultural Attaché, Yemen Embassy, Washington DC, July,2004 – December 2008

-Acting Vice Rector for Academic Affairs, Sana’a University, Yemen, 2001-        2004

-Head of Academic Development Department, Sana’a University, 1998-2001.

-Associate professor of International Law College of Shariah and Law, Sana’a     Univ.2003-Present

-Assistant professor of International Law College of Shariah and Law, Sana’a Univ. 1997-2003

-Legal Consultant for Sana’a University, 1998-2000.

Authorized Legal Arbitrator, The Yemeni Centre for Conciliation and Arbitration,2000-2004

-Member, The Egyptian International Law Association since 1990.

-Member of The National Team for Higher Education Strategy. 2000

Professional Legal Experience:
– Teaching International Law, International Organizations and Human Rights at Faculty of Law, Sana’a University, since 1997.

-Legal Consultant, October 1999, The Supreme Commission of Human Rights, Course for the Attorney General and Judicial Control Officials in Yemen

-Legal Consultant, March 1999,  Ministry of Justice & the British Council, Project on Judicial Reform

-Legal Advisor, 1998-2001,  The General Corporation of Water, legal issues surrounding the use of water

-Legal Advisor, March 2002,  Ministry of Health and Population, Representative of the Ministry of Health to the Fourth Round of Discussions on the International Convention on Tobacco, Geneva.

-Legal Expert, September 2002-March 2003,  Ministry of Higher Education, Revision of law of the Universities.

-Legal Expert, September 2002-March 2003,  Ministry of Higher Education, Drafting of by-laws for the Ministry of Education

Seminars Symposiums and Conferences

-Contemporary International Law: Empire of Law or Law of Empire? American University, Washington College of Law and Diplomacy, Washington DC, September 2008.

-International Education Conference, George Washington University, Washington DC, January 2008.

-Global Perspectives on Literacy, International Reading Association, Washington DC, February 2007.

-The Arab Performance Arts (workshop),Kennedy Center with cooperation of Arab League, Cairo, Egypt, 2007.

-Women and Change in the Middle East, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington DC, May 2006.

-The Politics of Education in the Arab World: Past Legacies and Current Challenges, Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, George Town University, Washington DC, May 2006.

-NAFSA’s fourth annual Conference, Seattle, Washington state, May 2005.

-Education for Global Leadership, Committee for Economic Development, Washington DC, February 2006.

-Advisor & Lecturer, The First Course for The Attorney Generals and the Judicial Control Officials in Ail The Republics Governorates, The High Commission of Human Rights. October 1999.

-Advisor & Lecturer, “The Judicial Reform & Human Rights Project in Yemen” (A training Course for Judges and the Judicial Control Officials) in cooperation with the Ministry of Justice and The British Council, The Supreme Commission for Human Rights. February & March, 1999.

-Participated, “The Usage of Information Systems in Higher Education Forum“, Amman, Jordan. 1999.

-Participated, “The Administrative Reform Conference“, Ministry of Public Service, The Cabinet of Ministers, Sana’a. 1999.

-Participated, “The Regional Conference for Higher Education“, UNESCO, Regional Office, Beirut, March 1999.

-Participated, “The First Yemeni Expatriates Conference“, Ministry of Expatriates, Sana’a. May 1999.

-Lecturer, “The First National Forum on Human Rights“, Rehabilitation & Information Center, Sana’a. December, 1998. –

-Participated, “The Higher Education in the 21st Century Conference“, UNESCO, Paris, October, 1998.

-Participated, “The Second Yemeni Economical Conference“, Thawabet Magazine. Sana’a. 1998.

-Participated, “The Future of Arabic Culture Conference“, The Egyptian Ministry of Culture, Cairo. 1997.

-Educational Visit, Human Rights Center, European UN Location, Geneva Switzerland, August 1994.

Language Skills:

-Arabic – Native speaker

-English – Proficient  in reading, writing, speaking and oral comprehension.

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