The next presentaion in the Kirby Seminar Series for 2017 will be by Dr Rahmat Mohamad on Monday, 18 September at 1:30pm held in the Lewis Seminar Room, W38 EBL Building
Professor Dr Rahmat Mohamad of Malaysia, was appointed the fifth Secretary-General of the Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization (AALCO) on 20 June 2008. During his tenure, Rahmat Mohamad has seen to fruition his work to revitalize the Organization, as well as his work in promoting the codification, dissemination and development of international law and ensuring Asian-African participation in these processes. In his capacities as both the Secretary-General of AALCO as well as a respected scholar of international law, Rahmat Mohamad has participated in several conferences and seminars in addition to maintaining a busy lecture schedule. Under his supervision, AALCO has also organized various conferences on topics as far-ranging as the Law of the Sea, Climate Change, and Competition Law. Dr Mohamad also introduced on the agenda of the Organization subjects of contemporary relevance such as International Law in Cyberspace, Legal Regime governing Marine Biodiversity and Legal Aspects of Violent Extremism and its manifestations. Dr Mohamad also currently holds several Adjunct Professor positions both in Malaysia and abroad. Rahmat Mohamad is married and has four children. He currently resides in the Diplomatic Enclave of Chanakyapuri, New Delhi, India.