Abeer Al-Khraisha

OHCHR Regional Office for Middle East and North Africa
Dr Abeer Jamal Al-Khraisha is the Human Rights Officer within the Focal Point for the Treaty Body Capacity Building Program (TBCBP) at the Office of High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR). For over 12 years, Dr Al-Khraisha has worked for a number of international human rights organisations within the MENA region. He completed his doctorate in 2002 in international humanitarian law at King’s College, University of London. From 2003-2006, he then became a legal advisor for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Amman. Subsequently, he became legal advisor for ICRC in Kuwait from 2006-2008. Following his roles at ICRC, Dr Al-Khraisha began teaching law and international studies as a lecturer at Israa’ Private University, Jordan (2008-2009) and Jordan University (2009-2010). Alongside his teaching profession, he was also a regional coordinator for the Coalition for the International Criminal Court (CICC) (2009-2010). In 2010, Dr Al-Khraisha became the Head of UNRWA Liaison Office in Cairo, Egypt which he then left in 2012 for his current position

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