Curriculum vitae SKILLS & EXPERTISE

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Curriculum vitae

Dr. Komlan SANGBANA 10 Rue du Petit-Salève 1205 Geneva, Switzerland Off.: +41 22 379 84 74 E-mail: komlan.sangbana@unige.ch sangbana.komlan@gmail.com SKILLS & EXPERTISE

International Public Law, International Environmental Law, International Water Law, International Environmental Governance

EXPERIENCE 2009 to date

Scientific collaborator, Hub of Environmental Governance and Territorial Development, Institute of Environmental Sciences, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland, Since June 2016

Ø Coordination of the MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) project in International Water Law

Ø Conduct of research project on “ Institutional arrangements in the regulation of access to Lake Chad Basin resources: Formal vs. Informal Rules”, Geneva Water Hub - Education & Knowledge Grant

Research Fellow, Platform for International Water Law, Faculty of Law, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland, Since September 2009

Ø Elaboration, participation and conduct of research projects

o Governance of Rhône River-GouvRhone project, in collaboration with the Institute for Environmental Sciences (July 2014-May 2015),

https://www.dropbox.com/s/wha7gjoc70nvpqa/GOUVRHONE_Rapport%20fi nal_180915.pdf?dl=0

o Public Participation and Management of International Freshwater (January 2012-June 2014), Financed by the Swiss National Science Foundation

http://www.unige.ch/droit/eau/activites/projets/plateforme.html

o Contribution of International Law to the Strengthening of African Basin Organizations (September 2009-June 2010)

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2 Visiting Scholar, The University of Edinburgh Law School, Edinburgh, United Kingdom,

February 2016-May 2016

Ø Conduct of research project on “ Responsibilities of Non-State Actors in the Context of Land Investments in Developing Countries” Financed by the Ernst and Lucie Schmidheiny Foundation

Research and Teaching Assistant

, Department of Public International Law and International

Organization, Faculty of Law, University of Geneva, Switzerland, June 2010 - January 2016 (Seminar on Water Dispute Settlement and Courses on International Environmental Law and International Water law).

Ø Preparation of reading materials for Master Students in International Water Law, International Environmental Law courses and in seminar on Dispute settlement concerning freshwater resources

Ø Supervision of papers and master’s thesis. Ø Holding of office hours and study sessions Ø Preparation and assessment of exams

Consultant, Green Cross International, Geneva Switzerland, March 2016

Ø Drafting of the Guide on the Human Right to Water and Sanitation in Africa, Chapter 4: Transboundary water management and the extra-territoriality of the right to water International Consultant, Waterlex,Geneva, Switzerland, September 2014

Ø Preparation and facilitation in Tunis (Tunisia) of workshop related to the regional consultation for North Africa in the scope of the SITWA Project: Strenghtening Institutions for Transboundary Water Management in Africa,

Consultant for the Secretariat of UNECE Water Convention, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, Geneva, Switzerland, November 2013

Ø Review of the French translation of the Guide to implementing the Water Convention

Rapporteur, UNECE Water Convention, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, Geneva, Switzerland:

Ø Ninth meeting of the Working Group on Integrated Water Resources Management, (25-26 June 2014), Geneva, Switzerland

Ø Second workshop on "“River Basin Commissions and Other Joint Bodies for Transboundary Water Cooperation: Technical Aspects”, (9 - 10 April 2014), Geneva, Switzerland

Ø First Workshop on “River Basin Commissions and Other Joint Bodies for Transboundary Water Cooperation: Legal and Institutional Aspects” (23 - 24 September 2013), Geneva, Switzerland

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3 EDUCATION

Ph.D in Public International Law, magna cum laudae, University of Geneva, Switzerland, February 2016; Thesis on “La protection des ressources en eau transfrontières contre la pollution: Dimensions normatives et institutionnelles”, under the supervision of Professor Laurence Boisson de Chazournes

Certificate, The Hague Academy of International Law, Summer Courses in Public International Law, Netherlands, July 2015

Diplôme d’étude approfondie in Public Law, mention Bien, University of Lomé, Togo, July 2008

Bachelor in Public law, University of Lomé, Togo, June 2004

Baccalaureate, Literature, With Honor, Lycée Félix Éboué, Chad, June 2001 LANGUAGES

French, English

RELEVANT PUBLICATIONS Books

Public Participation and Water Resources Management: Where Do We Stand in International Law? (With Mara Tignino (Eds)), UNESCO, Paris, 2015, 153p.

The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Non-Navigational Uses of International Watercourses. A Commentary (With L. Boisson de Chazournes, M. M. Mbengue, M. Tignino) (Eds), Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2017 (forthcoming).

Articles

“La gestion intégrée des ressources en eaux partagées et les organismes de bassin en Afrique : les cas de l’Autorité du Bassin du Niger et de l’Autorité de la Volta”, in L’eau en droit international, Actes du colloque de la Société française pour le droit international, Pedone, Paris, 2011, pp.235-244.

“Principle 19: Notification and Consultation on Activities with Transboundary Impact”, (With L. Boisson de Chazournes) in J. Vinuales (Ed.), The Rio Declaration on Environment and Development. A Commentary, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2015, pp. 493-507.

“International land investments or the environment put up for auction: the case of Niger Basin”, in Francesco Seatzu, Francesca Romanin Jacur Angelica Bonfanti (Eds), Natural resources grabbing: erosion or legitimate exercise of State sovereignty?, Brill, La Haye, 2015, pp. 181-198.

“La participation du public dans le cadre de l’Organisation pour la mise en valeur du fleuve Sénégal”, in M. Tignino, K. Sangbana, (Eds), Public Participation and Water Resources Management: Where Do We Stand in International Law?, Unesco, Paris, 2015, pp. 77-83.

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4 “L’eau, les individus et les communautés locales” (With M. Tignino) in M. Tignino, K. Sangbana, (Eds), Public Participation and Water Resources Management: Where Do We Stand in International Law?, Unesco, Paris, 2015, pp. 12-16.

“Ice and other Forms of Freshwater Resources in International Law”, in M. Tignino, G. Pfielger, C. Brethaut, Research Handbook on Freshwater Law and International Relations, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, 2016, (Forthcoming).

“The Role of Non-State Actors in the Development and Implementation of International Water Law”, In A. Rieu-Clarke, A. Allan and S. Hendry (Eds.) Routledge Handbook of Water Law and Policy, Routledge, London, 2016, (Forthcoming).

“Non-State Actors and Water Disputes” (With M. Tignino), in S. McCaffrey, C. Leb, Research Handbook on International Water Law, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, 2016, (Forthcoming).

“Le droit à l’eau dans le cadre de l’Organisation pour la mise en valeur du fleuve Sénégal (OMVS) et l’Autorité du bassin du Niger (ABN)”, (With M. Tignino), in Guide on the Human Right to Water and Sanitation in Africa, 2016 (Forthcoming).

OTHERS ACTIVITIES

Ø Relevants Papers presented during conferences and colloquiums

Communication on “La contribution des institutions de bassin au maintien de la paix et de la sécurité internationales : le cas de la Commission du bassin du Lac Tchad”, conference on Le maintien de la paix et de la sécurité internationales et la gestion des ressources en eau, The Faculty of Legal, Political and Social Sciences of the University of Carthage, in collaboration with the Platform for International Water Law and the Geneva Water Hub, Tunis, Tunisia, 4 February 2016

Communication on “Les ouvrages communs et le partage des bénéfices dans le fleuve Sénégal et le fleuve Niger : Quelles leçons en tirer pour d’autres bassins dans le monde ?" Workshop on Cooperation and shared benefices on the Senegal and Niger Basins, Pôle Eau Genève, Geneva, Switzerland, 24 September 2015

Communication on “La participation du public dans le cadre de l’Organisation pour la mise en valeur du fleuve Sénégal”, Colloquim on Public Participation and Water Resources Management: Where Do We Stand in International Law ?, Platform for International Water Law and Secretariat of the Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary and International Lakes, Geneva, Switzerland, 13 December 2013.

Communication on “Les investissements fonciers internationaux ou la mise aux enchères de l’environnement : le cas du bassin du Niger”, Conference on Natural resources grabbing: erosion or legitimate exercise of State sovereignty?, University of Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy, 4 October 2013.

Communication on “La gestion des ouvrages communs et la participation des populations locales”, Swiss Water Partnership Conference on Knowledge and Trade Fair, Zurick, Switzerland, 10 September 2013.

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5 Communication on “La gestion intégrée des ressources en eaux partagées et les organismes de bassin en Afrique : les cas de l’Autorité du Bassin du Niger et de l’Autorité de la Volta”, Colloquium of the French Society of International Law (SFDI) on L’eau en droit international, Orleans, France, 4 June 2010.

Ø Special lectures

Lecture on “La gestion des ressources en eau partagées en Afrique: Enjeux et perspectives”, IDRAC Business School, Lyon, France, 16 March 2016.

Lecture on “Le regime juridique des fleuves internationaux en Afrique”, Certificate of Advanced Studies in Water Management and Policy of the Institute of Environmental Sciences, Geneva, Switzerland, 3 December 2015.

Lecture on “La gestion intégrée par bassin dans un contexte transfrontalier : Les cas de la Volta et du Niger ”, Certificate of Advanced Studies in Water Management and Policy of the Institute of Environmental Sciences, Geneva, Switzerland, 3 October 2015.

Lecture on “La problématique de la responsabilité pour pollution des cours d’eau internationaux”, Institute for Environmental Sciences, Geneva Water Hub MOOC, Geneva, Switzerland, 5 May 2015.

Lecture on “La régulation internationale des aquifères”, Institute for Environmental Sciences, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland, 9 December 2013, 24 November 2014, 3 December 2015.

Lecture on “Le règlement des différends liés à l’eau”, Faculté de droit, University of Lomé, Lomé, Togo, 28 November 2012.

Ø Research Visits

Permanent Technical Secretariat of International Network of Basin Organization, Paris, France, June 2014

International Commission of the Protection of Danube, Vienna, Austria, November 2013 Organisation de la mise en valeur du fleuve Sénégal, Dakar, Sénégal, November 2012 Volta Basin Authority, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, February 2009 and November 2012 Niger Basin Authority, Niamey, Niger, February 2009 and November 2012.

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, Geneva, Switzerland, June 2012 REFEREES

Professor Laurence Boisson de Chazournes Université de Genève, Faculté de droit Tél: +41 (0) 22 37 98544

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6 Professor Makane Moïse Mbengue

Université de Genève, Faculté de droit Tél: +41(0)22 37 98547

E-mail: makane.mbengue@unige.ch

Dr. Christina Leb The World Bank

phone: +1 202 473 3486 E-mail: cleb@worldbank.org

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