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African Institute of International Law

Institut Africain de Droit International

An independent educational and research institution based in the Arusha International Conference Center, Arusha, Tanzania

Located near the Kilimanjaro, the highest peak of Africa, the Institute aims at the highest standards of education and research
in international law

ABOUT US

The AIIL was established by the African Foundation for International Law in close collaboration with the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania.

Its establishment was endorsed by the Assembly of Heads of States and Governments of the African Union, which underscored its strategic and unique role as a Pan African institution.

Similarly, the United Nations General Assembly welcomed the creation of the Institute and encouraged the UN Secretariat to cooperate with it through the Codification Division of the Office of Legal Affairs.

TRAINING, TEACHING, RESEARCH

Specialized training, teaching and advanced research in international law, the law of the African Union and of other African regional organizations.

CAPACITY BUILDING

Capacity-building for a network of associated faculties of law in selected African universities by enabling them to strengthen their research facilities and teaching capabilities in the field of international law.

LEGAL THINK TANK

Acting as a think tank on international legal issues of particular relevance to the pursuit of closer economic and political integration and in the peaceful settlement of disputes in Africa.

Our staff

Experienced professionals

Ambassador
Sani L. Mohammed Mni

Rector

Professor Dr.
Mathias Sahinkuye

Senior Research Fellow

Mr.
Kaunda Vyoseena

Project Accountant/ Programme Support Officer

Mr.
Hassan R. Hemed

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