رشاد الرصاص

Rashad Ahmed Al-Rasas

Assistant Professor

Personal Information:

Birth date: 1962

Birth place: Al-Rasas fortress, Al-Makhadar District, Ibb Governorate.

Nationality: Yemeni

Marital status: Married



  • PhD in Public Law, Ain Shams University, Arab Republic of Egypt 1995
  • Master of Public Law, Ain Shams University, Arab Republic of Egypt 1989
  • Bachelor of Sharia and Law – Sana’a University, 1985


  • Instructor of constitutional law and political systems – Faculty of Sharia, Sana’a University.
  • Director General of Parliament and Shura Council Affairs (1996 -1997).
  • Undersecretary of the Ministry of Legal Affairs and Parliament Affairs in 1997.
  • Secretary General of the Supreme Elections Committee (2001-2003).
  • Minister of Legal Affairs (2003-2006).
  • Minister of State for Parliament and Shura Council Affairs (Government of National Reconciliation) (2011-2014).
  • Secretary General of the House of Representatives.
  • Contributed to drafting and advocating new laws during ministerial tenure.

Conferences and Workshops:

  • Representing Yemen before many international courts.
  • International Afro-Asian Legal Consultative Organization.
  • Many capacity building workshops.


  • A master’s research on “The Characteristics of the Constitution of the Republic of Yemen” (unpublished).

PhD thesis on “The Electoral System in the Republic of Yemen (A Comparative Study)” (unpublished).