Prof. dr. Qerim Qerimi

Prof. dr. Qerim Qerimi



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Qerim Qerimi is a professor at the Faculty of Law of the University of Pristina. He lectures courses on "Public International Law", "International Human Rights Law" and "International Organizations." In the past, he has also lectured on fields such as "Environmental Law", "International Environmental Law", as well as "Diplomatic and Consular Law". Moreover, prof. Qerimi is a visiting professor at the Faculty of Law of the University of Antwerp in Belgium, a member of the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe, head of the sub-commission for the protection of national minorities and former vice-chairman of the sub-commission for the rule of law of the Commission of Venice. The Commission is an advisory body of the Council of Europe on issues related to democracy, the rule of law and human rights, and is composed of professors and independent experts in these fields.

Previously, prof. Qerimi has been a researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law in Heidelberg, Germany, has stayed for studies and post-doctoral research at Harvard University as a recipient of the J. William Fulbright scholarship of the American Government, and has attended The Hague Academy of International Law. Currently, he serves as a Reporter for Oxford International Organizations (OXIO), a University of Oxford publication, which includes analysis of documents related to the law of international organizations, and is a member of the Academic Initiative Against Corruption of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

In addition, prof. Qerimi has been part of the legal team for the defense of Kosovo's independence in the case regarding the legality of the Declaration of Independence of Kosovo at the International Court of Justice and has served as an expert of the Republic of Kosovo in several cases at the international arbitration tribunals (including the case Axos against the Republic of Kosovo).