TABOO by Dr. Roland Amoussou Guenou

March 10, 8:30am - 10:00am +07. Hosted at BU Gallery

part of a series on Taboo

About the speaker

Dr. Roland Amoussou Guenou Dr. Amoussou-Guenou a Beninese and French national, was admitted at the Paris Bar Association with a specialization in international law in 1991. In 1995 he received a Ph.D. in International Private Law with a specializaation in Arbitration Law, from University of Paris-II Pantheon Assas (France).

Dr. Roland Amoussou-Guenou served as Faculty at the School of Management and School of Engineering and Technology of the Asian Institute of Technology. His specialization and field of interest are: Intellectual Property Law, Intellectual Capital and Knowledge Management, Oil and Gas Law, Telecommunication Law, University-Industry relations, Public Private Partnership (PPP) Contracts, Alternative Dispute Resolution and Arbitration, Construction Contract and legal risk management, Judicial Reforms, Leadership and Change management, Anti-corruption, Negotiation Strategy. Based on his knowledge on Asian legal systems, Dr. Roland has designed a unique course on “Asian Principles of Contract Law”. He is an active resource person for Professional Training Programs for AIT, Naresuan University and Burapha University for participants from Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Thailand and Vietnam. In 2002, he was assigned by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs to work as Legal Expert on Legal Cooperation in the ASEAN region. From 1992 to 2001 he worked as Senior Program Legal Counsel for the International Development Law Organization (IDLO).

Dr. Roland consulted for the World Bank, the UNESCAP, ECAP (EU-IP Program), UNITAR and the Organization for Harmonization of Business Law in Africa (OHADA). He is arbitrator at the ICC. He is also Co-founder and President of the Asia-Africa foundation established in 2009 to promote cooperation in higher education between Asia and Africa. Since 2016, Dr Roland advises the Embassy of Benin to China (covering India-South Korea-Thailand - Vietnam) on Asia-Africa cooperation and business.

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