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Awalou Ouedraogo

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Department of Equity Studies

Associate Professor
Chair, Department of Equity Studies

Office: Room 332 Atkinson Building
Email: awalouo@yorku.ca

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Awalou Ouedraogo is an Associate Professor in the Department of Equity Studies, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, York University. He holds a MA and PhD in International Law from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, University of Geneva, Switzerland. His research interests include public international law, history and philosophy of law, International human rights law, law of armed conflicts, law of the United Nations, diplomacy, theories of war, peace building and state formation in Africa.

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Degrees

PhD, International Law, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, University of Geneva, Switzerland
MA, University of Geneva, Switzerland

Research Interests

Human Rights , Law and Justice, Public international law, history and philosophy of law, International human rights law, law of armed conflicts, law of the United Nations, diplomacy, theories of war, peace building and state formation in Africa
  • Knight of the National Order of Merit, Burkina Faso - 2021
  • Burkina Faso - Canada Distinguished Fellowship - 2020
Books

Publication
Year

International Law of Solidarity, Paris, Pedone, 2023 (Forthcoming).

2023

Due Diligence in International Law. Theoretical Foundation. Toronto: De Sitter Press, 2021, 305 pages.

2021

Race In-Equity: Intersectionality, Social Determinants of Health and Human Rights. Edited with Merle A. Jacobs. Toronto: APF Press, 2017, 417 pages.

2017

Book Chapters

Publication
Year

“Philosophical Aspects of International Regionalism”, in: Seni M. Ouedraogo (ed.), Le droit communautaire africain d’hier à aujourd’hui. Mélanges en l’Honneur du Pr. Luc M. Ibriga, Ouagadougou, University of Ouagadougou Press, 2022, pp. 9-26.

2022

“Emerging Powers and Conflicts Management in Africa”, in: Sabine Lavorel, Delphine Deschaux-Dutard (dir.), Emerging Powers and International Security, Brussel, Peter Lang, 2017, pp. 195-219.

2017

“Equity and the Voting Rights of Non-resident Canadian Citizen”, in: Awalou Ouedraogo and Merle A. Jacobs (eds.), Race In-Equity: Intersectionality, Social Determinants of Health and Human Rights, Toronto, APF Press, 2017, pp. 239-266.

2017

“On the Humanization of International Law”, in: Awalou Ouedraogo and Merle A. Jacobs (eds.), Race In-Equity: Intersectionality, Social Determinants of Health and Human Rights, Toronto, APF Press, 2017, pp. 352-393.

2017

“Embassy”, in: Pascal Mbongo, Carlo Santulli, François Hervouët (dir.), Encyclopedic Dictionary of the State, Paris, Berger Levraut, 2014, pp. 49-52

2014

“International Law and Contemporary Security Changes: Does the Prohibition of the Use of Force Obsolete?”, in: Stanislav Kirschbaum, (ed.), The Challenges of the Western Security System, Brussel, Bruylant, 2014, pp. 49-75

2014

“International Neutrality”, in: Pascal Mbongo, Carlo Santulli, François Hervouët (dir.), Encyclopedic Dictionary of the State, Paris, Berger Levraut, 2014, pp. 672-675

2014

Journal Articles

Publication
Year

“Do the Sahel States have a Right to International Solidarity?”, Venegre: African Review of Legal, Administrative and Political Science, October 2022, pp. 1-27.

2022

“From Political to Digital Animal: On the Human Sociability”, Venegre: African Review of Legal, Administrative and Political Science, March 2021, pp. 1-6

2021

“Progressive Humanization of International Legal Order: A Kantian Perspective”, African Yearbook of International Law, vol. 22 (2016), pp. 202-240. Publisher: Brill | Nijhoff, Leiden, June 2019.

2019

“Time and Constitutional Law”, Burkina Law Review, vol. 54 (2018), pp. 109-137]

2018

“I vote therefore I am. The Ontario Court of Appeal decision in Frank v. Canada (Attorney General) and the external voting rights”, Belgium Constitutional Law Review, 2017 (4), pp. 365-386]. Publisher : Larcier, Brussels.

2017

“The Rebirth of jus gentium or the Cosmopolitan Foundation of the Law of International Community”, Francophone State Review of Law and Politics, vol. 70:1 (2016), pp. 77-105. Publisher: LGDJ, Paris

2016

“Standards and Standardization: The Variable Normativity in International Law”, Quebec Journal of International Law, vol. 26:1 (2014), pp. 155-186

2014

“Elements of a Philosophy of Law in Africa”, African Yearbook of International Law, vol. 20 (2013), pp. 41-80. Publisher: Brill | Nijhoff

2013

“Due Diligence in International Law: From a Rule of Neutrality to a General Principle Law”, Ottawa General Law Review, vol. 42:2 (2012), pp. 641-683. Publisher: Wilson & Lafleur

2012

“Neutrality and the Emergence of Due Diligence in International Law: The Alabama Case Revisited”, Journal of the History of International Law, vol. 13 (2011), pp. 307-346. Publisher: Brill | Nijhoff]

2011

“Positivism in International Law: Epistemological Foundation of a Mecanicist Paradigm”, Ottawa General Law Review, vol. 40:2 (2010), pp. 1-44.

2010

“Positivism in International Law: Epistemological Foundation of a Mecanicist Paradigm”, Ottawa General Law Review, vol. 40:2 (2010), pp. 1-44. Publisher: Wilson & Lafleur

2010

“State Responsibility and the Evolution of the Concept of Fault in International Law”, Quebec Journal of International Law, vol. 21:2 (2010), 129-166

2010

Forthcoming

Publication
Year

International Law of Solidarity, Paris, Pedone, 2023 (Forthcoming)

2023


Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2022 AP/HREQ3150 6.0 A Intl. Frameworks for Human Rights LECT


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2022 AP/HREQ3150 6.0 A Intl. Frameworks for Human Rights LECT


Awalou Ouedraogo is an Associate Professor in the Department of Equity Studies, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, York University. He holds a MA and PhD in International Law from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, University of Geneva, Switzerland. His research interests include public international law, history and philosophy of law, International human rights law, law of armed conflicts, law of the United Nations, diplomacy, theories of war, peace building and state formation in Africa.

Degrees

PhD, International Law, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, University of Geneva, Switzerland
MA, University of Geneva, Switzerland

Research Interests

Human Rights , Law and Justice, Public international law, history and philosophy of law, International human rights law, law of armed conflicts, law of the United Nations, diplomacy, theories of war, peace building and state formation in Africa

Awards

  • Knight of the National Order of Merit, Burkina Faso - 2021
  • Burkina Faso - Canada Distinguished Fellowship - 2020

All Publications


Book Chapters

Publication
Year

“Philosophical Aspects of International Regionalism”, in: Seni M. Ouedraogo (ed.), Le droit communautaire africain d’hier à aujourd’hui. Mélanges en l’Honneur du Pr. Luc M. Ibriga, Ouagadougou, University of Ouagadougou Press, 2022, pp. 9-26.

2022

“Emerging Powers and Conflicts Management in Africa”, in: Sabine Lavorel, Delphine Deschaux-Dutard (dir.), Emerging Powers and International Security, Brussel, Peter Lang, 2017, pp. 195-219.

2017

“Equity and the Voting Rights of Non-resident Canadian Citizen”, in: Awalou Ouedraogo and Merle A. Jacobs (eds.), Race In-Equity: Intersectionality, Social Determinants of Health and Human Rights, Toronto, APF Press, 2017, pp. 239-266.

2017

“On the Humanization of International Law”, in: Awalou Ouedraogo and Merle A. Jacobs (eds.), Race In-Equity: Intersectionality, Social Determinants of Health and Human Rights, Toronto, APF Press, 2017, pp. 352-393.

2017

“Embassy”, in: Pascal Mbongo, Carlo Santulli, François Hervouët (dir.), Encyclopedic Dictionary of the State, Paris, Berger Levraut, 2014, pp. 49-52

2014

“International Law and Contemporary Security Changes: Does the Prohibition of the Use of Force Obsolete?”, in: Stanislav Kirschbaum, (ed.), The Challenges of the Western Security System, Brussel, Bruylant, 2014, pp. 49-75

2014

“International Neutrality”, in: Pascal Mbongo, Carlo Santulli, François Hervouët (dir.), Encyclopedic Dictionary of the State, Paris, Berger Levraut, 2014, pp. 672-675

2014

Books

Publication
Year

International Law of Solidarity, Paris, Pedone, 2023 (Forthcoming).

2023

Due Diligence in International Law. Theoretical Foundation. Toronto: De Sitter Press, 2021, 305 pages.

2021

Race In-Equity: Intersectionality, Social Determinants of Health and Human Rights. Edited with Merle A. Jacobs. Toronto: APF Press, 2017, 417 pages.

2017

Journal Articles

Publication
Year

“Do the Sahel States have a Right to International Solidarity?”, Venegre: African Review of Legal, Administrative and Political Science, October 2022, pp. 1-27.

2022

“From Political to Digital Animal: On the Human Sociability”, Venegre: African Review of Legal, Administrative and Political Science, March 2021, pp. 1-6

2021

“Progressive Humanization of International Legal Order: A Kantian Perspective”, African Yearbook of International Law, vol. 22 (2016), pp. 202-240. Publisher: Brill | Nijhoff, Leiden, June 2019.

2019

“Time and Constitutional Law”, Burkina Law Review, vol. 54 (2018), pp. 109-137]

2018

“I vote therefore I am. The Ontario Court of Appeal decision in Frank v. Canada (Attorney General) and the external voting rights”, Belgium Constitutional Law Review, 2017 (4), pp. 365-386]. Publisher : Larcier, Brussels.

2017

“The Rebirth of jus gentium or the Cosmopolitan Foundation of the Law of International Community”, Francophone State Review of Law and Politics, vol. 70:1 (2016), pp. 77-105. Publisher: LGDJ, Paris

2016

“Standards and Standardization: The Variable Normativity in International Law”, Quebec Journal of International Law, vol. 26:1 (2014), pp. 155-186

2014

“Elements of a Philosophy of Law in Africa”, African Yearbook of International Law, vol. 20 (2013), pp. 41-80. Publisher: Brill | Nijhoff

2013

“Due Diligence in International Law: From a Rule of Neutrality to a General Principle Law”, Ottawa General Law Review, vol. 42:2 (2012), pp. 641-683. Publisher: Wilson & Lafleur

2012

“Neutrality and the Emergence of Due Diligence in International Law: The Alabama Case Revisited”, Journal of the History of International Law, vol. 13 (2011), pp. 307-346. Publisher: Brill | Nijhoff]

2011

“Positivism in International Law: Epistemological Foundation of a Mecanicist Paradigm”, Ottawa General Law Review, vol. 40:2 (2010), pp. 1-44.

2010

“Positivism in International Law: Epistemological Foundation of a Mecanicist Paradigm”, Ottawa General Law Review, vol. 40:2 (2010), pp. 1-44. Publisher: Wilson & Lafleur

2010

“State Responsibility and the Evolution of the Concept of Fault in International Law”, Quebec Journal of International Law, vol. 21:2 (2010), 129-166

2010

Forthcoming

Publication
Year

International Law of Solidarity, Paris, Pedone, 2023 (Forthcoming)

2023


Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2022 AP/HREQ3150 6.0 A Intl. Frameworks for Human Rights LECT


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2022 AP/HREQ3150 6.0 A Intl. Frameworks for Human Rights LECT