Dr. Halime Kaakour

Policy expert and activist

Dr. Kaakour is a Professor at the Faculty of Law and Political & Administrative Sciences at the Lebanese University. She previously held teaching positions at the Beirut Saint-Joseph University, the American University of Science and Technology, and the Lebanese International University. She is a trainer, a consultant, and a researcher for a variety of international and local organisations in fields relating to gender, leadership, good governance, and local development – to name a few.

She dedicates her work to the promotion of human rights, women’s rights, and environmental rights. She is a prominent campaigner against corruption and outspokenly favourable to secular governance and inclusive democracy, through which equal rights can be assured for everyone without discrimination.

Dr. Kaakour holds a PhD in Public International Law.