Please join Wasserstein Fellow-in-Residence Adejoké Babington-Ashaye, Senior Counsel, World Bank as she discusses her career path, and offers key points to consider as you navigate a career in public international law. Non-pizza lunch provided.
Adejoké Babington-Ashaye is a versatile international lawyer with extensive experience in public international law, international criminal law and the international settlement of disputes. She is actively engaged in the provision of technical support and training for national prosecution and investigation of international crimes through the Wayamo Foundation and UNODC. Currently Senior Counsel at the World Bank, Adejoké was an Associate Legal Officer at the International Court of Justice working with H.E. Judge Abdulqawi Yusuf, and an Associate Investigator in the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court. Her legal background includes: human rights policy research at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, Harvard University; campaigning for the Protocol on the Rights of Women in Africa; and investigating human rights violations in Nigeria’s Niger Delta region. Adejoké holds a LLM in Public International Law from the London School of Economics and is a qualified Attorney in the State of New York.
She is a Co-Chair of the 2020 Annual Meeting of the American Society of International Law and has held leadership positions within the American Bar Association’s Section of International Law. Her publications include International Criminal Investigations: Law and Practice (ed).
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