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An Evening with President Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf. CIJ/ICJ

The International Somali Awards in collaboration with UCL Somali Society is proud to host an inspirational evening with H.E. Abdulqawi Yusuf, President of the International Court of Justice.

H.E Abdulqawi has served as an advisor, academic, and Judge before taking the post of Vice President of the International Court of Justice in 2009 and subsequently re-elected as President in February 2018.

Having started his legal education in Somalia, President Abdulqawi is the first and only Somali Judge to be elected as the President of the World Court.

Our esteemed guest, H.E. Abdulqawi will deliver a personal talk on his fascinating career and provide a unique insight into his legal and educational background. He will also provide us with his rare and successful philosophy on leadership that has led him to the top of his field.

In keeping with “Leadership and Choices’ theme for our post-International Somali Awards events, attendees will have an exclusive opportunity to hear from him and put questions directly to the President in a special Q & A session.

The evening will begin with an introduction from Barrister and Broadcaster Hashi Mohamed

Join us for this unique opportunity to hear directly from one of the most towering figures in International Law and President of the World Court.

Please be advised that only ticket holders will be admitted to this event, please reserve your place to avoid disappointment. Register via Eventbrite now to book your place: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/an-evening-with-president-abdulqawi-ahmed-yusuf-cijicj-tickets-43609088959