Shahd Hammouri

Shahd Hammouri


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Shahd is Doctoral Candidate at the Manchester International Law Centre where she is a recipent of the School of Law Scholarship, her current research takes on a semiotic approach to navigate the legal arena surrounding corporate involvement in war.  Shahd is also a researcher and a consultant in Business and Human Rights especially with relation to the MENA area.

She has previously taken up research and consultancy positions at Sciences Po, Paris; HEC, Paris; Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights; Syrian Legal Development; 7iber and most recently the European Centre for Constitutional and Human Rights.

Prior to her current position, Shahd obtained her Masters Degree in International Economic Law at Sciences Po, Paris where she was the reciepent of the Emilie Boutmy Scholarship. And her bachelors degree in Law from the University of Jordan.

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 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Master of Laws, Economic Law, Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences-Po)

1 Sept 20166 Jun 2018

Award Date: 6 Jun 2018

Bachelor of Civil Law, Law, University of Jordan

1 Sept 20126 Jun 2016

Award Date: 6 Jun 2016

External positions

Part time researcher, European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights

Aug 2019 → …

Areas of expertise

  • KZ Law of Nations
  • K Law (General)


  • Commercial Law
  • Business and Human Rights (#bizhumanrights)
  • Middle East
  • Inhternational humanitarian Law
  • International Criminal Law
  • International Economic Law
  • Corporate Acountability
  • Legal Theory