Prof. Mohammad Walid Abed El-Rahim

Prof. Mohammad Walid Abed El-Rahim
Faculty: Law and Political ScienceDepartment: LawPosition: Professor at Department of Public International LawOffice Number: H826Phone: 01-300110Ext: 2409E-mail: m.rahim@bau.edu.lb

Biography

Mohammad Walid Abdulrahim received his S.J.D (Ph.D.) in Law in 1986 from the George Washington University in the U.S.A., and the L.L.M (Master of Laws) in 1982 and M.C.L (Master of Comparative Law) in 1980 from the George Washington University (U.S.A).  He obtained his License in Law from the Lebanese University in 1975. He is a Professor in the Department of Public International Law at the Faculty of Law and Political Science. In July 2015, he retired from the Lebanese University where he had worked as an assistant, associate then a professor between 1986 and 2015. He was the Director of the Faculty of Law, Political and Administrative Science (5th Branch- Saida) of the Lebanese University between 1993 and 1999.  He was a member of the Council of the Lebanese University 2001-2002; a member of the High Committee for the Development of Curriculum and Programs of the Lebanese University 2004-2015; the Coordinator of the Central Committee for Administering the Process of  Evaluating  Publications and Doctorate Dissertations at the Lebanese University 2013-2015; a member of several Lebanese University’s central committees on various matters; and a member of several Faculty’s committees for recruiting teaching staff, and for accepting students for Master and Ph.D. programs as well reviewing their topics for thesis and dissertations.  He has been supervising and being a jury-member of many Master’s theses and Ph.D. dissertations.

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Teaching Experience

Before joining BAU, Pro. Abdulrahim taught the following courses at the Lebanese University, both at Licence and Master level:

  • Public International law
  • International Organizations
  • International Humanitarian Law
  • Private International Law
  • Arbitration
  • Banking Law
  • Public Administrative Law
  • Private Administrative Law
  • Administrative Organization
  • International Relations
  • Petroleum Laws and Organizations

 

Research

Publications:

  • 1- The United Nations and the Maintenance of International Peace and Security, Al Maktaba Al Asria, Beirut /Saida 1994.[A book in Arabic]
  • 2- The Evolving United Nations, 6/7 Feuilles Universitaires, Beirut 1994. [In English]
  • 3- Proposals for Changing the Nature and Structure of the United Nations, 12/13 Feuilles Universitaires, Beirut 1996. [In English]
  • 4- The Principle of Refraining from the Use of Force in International Relations, and the Exceptions to It, 23 Al Hayat Al Niyabia (A Parliamentary Review), Beirut, June 1997. [In Arabic]
  • 5- Israel: A State Terrorism, 25 Al Hayat Al Niyabia, Beirut, December 1997. [In Arabic]
  • 6- Reforming the United Nations: Proposals for Amending the Participation in the Decision-Making Process, 27 Al Hayat Al Niyabia, Beirut, June 1998. [In Arabic]
  • 7- Reforming the United Nations: Proposals for Amending the Structure of Authority, 28 Al Hayat Al Niyabia, Beirut, September 1998.[In Arabic]
  • 8- Reforming the United Nations: Proposals for Amending the Methods of Operation Relating to the Maintenance of International Peace and Security, 29 Al Hayat Al Niyabia, Beirut, December 1998. [In Arabic]
  • 9- The Historical Phases of the Administrative Organization in Lebanon, 32 Al Hayat Al Niyabia, Beirut, September 1999. [In Arabic]
  • 10- Rules for Applying the Administrative Decentralization in Lebanon, in The Local Administrative Organization in Lebanon: A Prospect for Applying the Local Administrative Decentralization, The Consulting Center for Studies and Documentation, Beirut 1999. [In Arabic]
  • 11- Administrative Organization, 34 Al Hayat Al Niyabia, Beirut, March 2000.[In Arabic]
  • 12- Introduction to International Law, Dar El-Manhal El-Lubnani Beirut 2006. [A book in English]
  • 13- Arbitration under the Lebanese Law, Beirut 2012. [A book in English]

PRINTED ACADEMIC LECTURES:

  • 1- The Administrative Organization in Lebanon, Faculty of Law, Administrative and Political Sciences, Beirut 1999. [In Arabic]
  • 2- The Civil Servants, Faculty of Law, Administrative and Political Sciences, Saida 2001. [In Arabic]
  • 3- Lectures on Private International Law, Faculty of Law, Political and Administrative Sciences, Saida 1989. [In English]
  • 4- Lectures on Petroleum Laws and Organizations, Faculty of Law, Political and Administrative Sciences, Beirut 1993. [In English]
  • 5- Introduction to International Organizations, Faculty of Law, Political and Administrative Sciences, Beirut 2007. [In English]
  • 6- International Humanitarian Law, Beirut 2015. [In English]


CONFERENCES AND SEMINARS
:

  • 1- The First History Conference: South Lebanon, Fifty Years Since the Establishment of the Zionist Project, Organized by the Lebanese University, Faculty of Letters and Humanities (5th Branch), Saida, May 12 & 13, 1998. A Chairman of a Meeting.
  • 2- The Turkish Expansionist Policy, a conference organized by the Defence Committee for the Armenian Cause and the Kurdish Parliament in Exile, Beirut May 29 & 30, 1998. Presented a lecture entitled: The Israeli-Turkish Military Pact, a Pact for Hegemony and Expansionism.
  • 3- A Training Seminar on International Humanitarian Law for University Teachers, Organized by the ICRC, Geneva, August 10-15, 1998.
  • 4- A Conference on the Local Administrative Organization in Lebanon, organized by the Consulting Center for Studies and Documentation, Beirut, July 27, 1999. Presented a lecture entitled: Rules for Applying the Administrative Organization in Lebanon.
  • 5- A Conference on the Conditions for Democratic Representation, Organized by the Lebanese Institute for the Permanent People’s Peace, Saida, October 25 & 26, 2002. Presented a lecture entitled: The Roles of Political Parties in the Electoral Process.
  • 6- A Conference on the Municipalities and Administrative Decentralization and the Parliamentary Electoral Law, organized by the National Center for Statistic and Developmental Researches in cooperation with the Bar of Lawyers of North Lebanon, Tripoli, December 13 & 14, 2002. Presented a lecture entitled: The Most Suitable Electoral Law for Lebanon.
  • 7- A Training Seminar entitled the Arab Days of Studies on International Humanitarian Law, Organized by the ICRC, Lathakia, Syria, August 30-September 11, 2003.
  • 8- A Conference on the Occasion of Lebanon Presiding the Security Council of the United Nations, organized by the Faculty of Law and Political Science, Beirut Arab University, May 2010.Presented a lecture entitled: The Security Council of the United Nations and the Hottest Issues of the Middle East.