Douhan Alena

Dr. in International Law, European Law  Associate Professor in Laws, Associate Professor of International Law Department, Belarusian State University, Senior researcher of the Department of Research in the Sphere of International Relations, Institute of Legal Research, National Center of Legislation and Legal Research.

Research interests: Law of international security, Law of international organizations, Peaceful settlement of international Disputes.

Previous positions

2005 – 2007 – Senior lecturer, International Law Department, BelarusianStateUniversity

2006-2008 Head of Legal department (before, Senior advisor), Economic Court of Commonwealth of Independent States

2004-2005 Lecturer,International Law Department, Belarusian State University

2001-2003 Lecturer, BelarusianNationalTechnicalUniversity, Economy and Law Department, Minsk, Belarus

2001-2004 PhD student of the Belarusian State University, Faculty of International Relations, International Law Department, Minsk, Belarus

Academic exchange.

07/2010-06/2011 – Max-Plank Institute for International Public Law and Comparative Law, Heidelberg, Germany

06/2009 – Administration of Justice course, the Hague, the Netherlands

07/2005 – 08/2005 – HagueAcademySummerUniversity, International Public Law, the Hague, The Netherlands

10/2003 – 07/2004 – Exchange Post-graduate student, Law Faculty, University of Mannheim, Germany

01/2003 – 03/2003 – Post-graduate Research Project 2003 of “AsserCollegeEurope”, The Hague, Netherlands

Membership in the academic organizations:

Member of the European society of International Law

Member of the International Law Association (member of the Use of force)

Courses recently taught:

International public law

Law of collective security

International environmental law

Books

(with A.A. Rozanov) Collective Security Treaty Organization (2002-2009). DCAF Regional Programm Series no.6 – Geneva/ Minsk: Procon, 2010. – 92 p. (also available at http://www.dcaf.ch/Publications/Publication-Detail?lng=en&id=126235)

The Principle of Non-Intervention into the Domestic Affairs of States: Contemporary Challenges.– Minsk: “Economy and Law”, 2009 – 359 p. (Picheta award 2010)

International Air Law (chapter 8), Peaceful Settlement of Environmental Disputes (chapter 13, para.9) // International Public Law. Special Part. / ed by Yu.P. Brovka, Yu.A. Lepeshkov, L.V. Pavlova. – Minsk: Amalfeja, 2011. – P. 329-373, 614-622;

Participation of Belarusin the CSTO Law-making, General Protection of Cultural Values // Participation of Belarus in the Codification and Progressive Development of International Law / ed. by Yu.A. Lepeshkov, Minsk: Bisnesofset, 2011. – P. 121-155, 288-244

(with L.V. Pavlova) Study on the Implementation of Norms of International Humanitarian Law concerning the Protection of Cultural Values during Armed Conflicts in the Belarusian Legislation – Minsk: 2009 – 116 p.

with A.Sh. Kerimbaeva, L.V. Pavlova, M.G. Pronina) The Economic Court of the Commonwealth of Independent States – Minsk: “Kovcheg”, 2008. – 330 p.

Selected articles:

Commonwealth of Independent States – In There any Chance to Establish an Effective System of Collective Security in the Region? // Max Plank Yearbook of United Nations Law. – Vol.15. – 2011. – Pp.281-327

Legality of Targeted Sanctions of the UN Security Council in the Struggle against Terrorism // Pravo.by. – 2011. – No.3 – P.11-21

On the Notion of Regional Arrangements and Agencies in accordance with Chapter VIII of the UN Charter // Law in the Modern Belarusian Society: Collected articles. / NationalCenterof Legislation and Legal Research of the Republicof Belarus; Ed. board V.I. Semenkov [and others]. – Minsk: Bisnesofset, 2011. – Issue 6. – P. 115-122

Legal Nature of the European Union //Actual Challenges of International Public and Private Law. Issue 2. – Minsk: BSU, 2010. – P. 47-59

Compensation of  Transboundary Damage in the International Environmental Law // Pravo.by. – 2010. – №3. – P.34-42

Legal Regime of the Struggle against Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction after 2003 // Herald of the Diplomatic Academy of the MFA of Russian Federation, “International Security and Control over Armaments”. – Moscow: Diplomatic Academy of the MFA of Russian Federation, 2010. – P. 24-48

Implementation of Norms on the Struggle against International terrorism into Belarusian Legislation // Law in the Modern Belarusian Society: Collected articles. Issue 5 / Ed. board V.I. Semenkov, G.A. Vasilevich ect. NationalCenterof Legislation and Legal Research of the Republicof Belarus. – Minsk: Law and Economy, 2010. – Pp. 130-141

On the Issue of the Direct Force of Decisions Made by EEC and the Customs Union // International Law – 2009. – No.3. – 165-174

The Influence of the CIS Economic Court to the Creation and Fulfillment of CIS Law // Actual Challenges of International Public and Private Law. Issue 1. – Minsk: BSU, 2009. – P. 65-73

On the Question of the Legal Force of Acts taken by CIS Organs // Pravo.by. – 2009. – No.4. – P. 205-211

Particular Issues of the Implementation of IHL Norms on the Protection of Cultural Values in the Belarusian Legislation// Law in the Modern Belarusian Society: Collected articles. Issue 4 / Ed. board V.I. Semenkov, G.A. Vasilevich ect. NationalCenterof Legislation and Legal Research of the Republicof Belarus. – Minsk: Law and Economy, 2009. – P. 174-188;


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