Dr. Edwin Egede

Reader (Associate Professor) International Law & International Relations
Cardiff University School of Law & Politics

Dr. Edwin Egede is a Reader (Associate Professor) in International Law & International Relations at the Cardiff University School of Law & Politics and obtained his PhD in International Law of the Sea from the Cardiff University Law School.

He has authored a number of books, peered reviewed journal articles and chapters on the law of the sea and various international issues, including a co-authored book –“Politics of International Law and Justice (Edinburgh University Press, 2013) and several publications on Maritime Security in Africa. He has also acted as adviser/consultant for various intergovernmental organisations, such as the United Nations (UN), International Seabed Authority (ISA) and African Union (AU).

Furthermore, he was appointed as an independent expert member of the African Union Commission Ad Hoc Experts Group established to develop annexes to the African Charter on Maritime Security, Safety and Development in Africa (the Lomé Charter) 2016. In addition, he is a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria with over 25 years extensive practice experience. Currently, he is a member of the executive of the International Bar Association (IBA) Public Law Committee.