Mr Zekarias Beshah Abebe has earned his first degree in law from Jimma University (2008) and Master’s degree in Public International Law from Addis Ababa University (2011), Ethiopia. Since his graduation in 2011, Zekarias has joined Dilla University first and then Debre Berhan University, College of Law as a lecturer of law where he has been delivering international law courses namely- Public International Law, African Union Law, Law of International organizations and others. In addition to his position as a lecturer, he has also held number of administrative positions including, Curriculum and Quality Assurance Coordinator, Summer Program Coordinator and Research and Community Service Coordinator.

Zekarias has research experience on variety of topics. He has conducted research studies on the areas of Peace and Security Council of the African Union, Environmental Impact Assessment, prisoner’s right and Accessibility of Buildings for Persons with Disabilities. Zekarias has also organized successful trainings and seminars on wide range of topics that focused on the enforcement of human rights in Ethiopia. Furthermore, he has also been a volunteer at the free legal aid center of Debre Berhan University which provides legal service for vulnerable groups like women, children, and persons with disability free of any charge.

Research Interests

  • Peace and Security Council of the African Union
  • Human Rights

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