Girmachew A.
Currently reviewing Ph.D. applicants

    Mr. Aneme is an Assistant Professor of Law at the School of Law of Addis Ababa University in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Prior to joining the Humphrey Fellowship Program, Mr. Aneme served as the head of the Center for Human Rights Studies at Addis Ababa University, where he was responsible for running the academic programs of the Center, developing the Center’s research policy and administering the Center’s Legal Aid Project focused on the indigent, the largest such project in Ethiopia spreading to three regional towns. One of his important projects at the Center for Human Rights was launching the first ever Ethiopian Journal of Human Rights as an interdisciplinary and bi-annual publication. Mr. Aneme received his Ph.D. and M.A. in African Union Law and Human Rights Law from the Faculty of Law of the University of Oslo in Norway and his Bachelor of Law from Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia. As a Humphrey Fellow, Mr. Aneme would like to expand his practical and conceptual knowledge on legal aid and access to justice in the Ethiopian context and to continue his research on the relationship between the right to food and foreign direct investment in large scale agricultural lands in Sub-Saharan Africa.