Dr. Ali Mourad

Dr. Ali Mourad
Faculty: Law and Political ScienceDepartment: LawPosition: Department of Public LawOffice Number: H822Phone: 01-300110Ext: 2289E-mail: a.mourad@bau.edu.lb

Biography

Ali Mourad is Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Law. He received his PhD in Law in 2014 from the University of Rennes I in France, and a Master degree in European law and WTO Law from the University of Rennes I in 2005. He obtained his BA in Law from the Lebanese University, Faculty of Law and Political Sciences, "Filière Francophone" de Droit in 2004.

Between April 2014 and August 2015, he was Research & elections violations Coordinator at the Lebanese Association for Democratic Elections (LADE) working on the Development of a relevant and effective Legal research & violations tracking strategy. In 2006, Ali Mourad was Youth Coordinator & Advisor in the Ministry of Culture, Beirut, Lebanon within the “Empowerment of the youth participation in public life” program, a project funded by UNESCO.

He worked as a lecturer in several universities in France including the University of Rennes I, University of Rennes II, University of Rennes II – Antenne de Saint-Brieuc, from 2008 to 2014. 



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Teaching Experience

Before joining BAU, Dr Ali Mourad taught Administrative Law, European Law, Economic Actions of Local Authorities, International relations, Administrative Institutions and Information & Communication Law at the University of Rennes I, University of Rennes II, and University of Rennes II – Antenne de Saint-Brieuc. 

At BAU, he taught General Administrative Law (BA), Political Institutions (BA), Human rights, Constitutional Judicature (Master) Research Workshop (Master), Administrative Law (Master), In Depth Administrative law (PhD).

Supervision

Master

The Administrative and Financial Control over Public Establishment in Lebanon ( case of Lebanon Electricity Establishment)

Research

  • Mourad, A. 2015. "Contribution to Universal Periodic report (UPR) – Civil Society reports 2015" (Elections + Civil and Political Rights)
  • Mourad, A. 2014.  Editor of the Analytical Report “Opinion Poll on The Electoral Issues In Lebanon”, The Lebanese Association for Democratic Elections – Lebanon.
  • Mourad, A. 2014. “Caught between constitution and politics: the presidential vacuum in Lebanon”, The Foundation Heinrich Böll – Lebanon.
  • Mourad, A, 2014. “The prospect of the EU-Arab partnership after the Arab Revolutions” (Working Paper) - The Regional CSO Dialogue around EU-Arab Partnership, organized by The Euromed Non-Governmental Platform, Lebanon.
  • Mourad, A. 2014. “The evolution of the EU – Lebanon relationship between the first and the second action plan”- ( Working Paper), National Workshop to discuss the EU-Lebanon Action Plan 2013-2015, organized by The Arab NGO Network for Development (ANND), Lebanon.
  • Mourad, A. 2013. “The paradigm of political conditionality in Euro-Mediterranean relations after the Arab Spring” (Working Paper) - International Colloquium « Integrations in Mediterranean » organized by ESO (Espace et société) and the Centre d’Excellence Jean Monnet de Rennes. University of Rennes 2.
  • Mourad, A, 2012. “Security cooperation prospects in the Mediterranean region after the Arab spring” (Working Paper) - 15th Annual Mediterranean Studies Association Congress. Mediterranean Studies Association. University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Pula, Croatia.
  • Mourad, A. 2010. « La politique euro-méditerranéenne de l’Union européenne : Entre l’impasse de l’action extérieure et la persistance des crises politiques régionales» (Working paper) - World Congress for Middle East Studies - WOCMES 2010. Barcelona, Spain
  • Mourad, A. 2005- 2006, Co-author of series of publications by the Lebanese Association for Democratic Elections (LADE) in association with The Foundation Heinrich Böll on the following topics: The system of proportional representation - The Independent Electoral Commission -The age to vote and stand elections - The vote expatriates - Organization of media during elections - Parliamentary Participation of women - The financing of election campaigns - The electoral mechanisms of persons with special needs.

Activities

Involved in Lebanese Civil society activities especially those focusing on Youth empowerment, Human rights and democracy, he is since February 2016, Member of the Administrative Board of the Lebanese Association for Democratic Elections (LADE) and Coordinator of the Committee of Observation of Municipalities elections 2016.

 

TV Guest since 2012, such as BBC Arabic, Al-Jazeera, France 24, Sky news Arabic, and Al-Arabiya as legal Researcher in European and International affairs.

 

Member of the European Recherche center of Rennes (CEDRE), of the Jean Monnet Center for Excellency and of the Department of Institut “Ouest Droit et Europe” (IODE), Rennes-France.