Omar Hammady is a specialist of constitution-making, public international law, mediation and conflict resolution. His research focuses on legal and political developments in MENA countries. He worked as political and constitutional affairs advisor to the UN Envoys in Libya, Syria and Yemen. In these capacities he was the pen-holder and a key negotiator on the Intra-Syrian agreement on the Constitutional Committee in 2019, the Yemeni peace agreements during the Kuwait talks in 2016, and facilitated the work of the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum and its Legal Committee in 2021.
He has accompanied post 2011 constitutional and political reforms in the MENA region since their early days as a scholar and legal advisor in different academic institutions and international organizations, notably the Max Plank Institute for comparative Law and international Law, the Amsterdam Centre of International Law and Democracy Reporting International. In this capacity he provided technical support to the Tunisian National Constituent Assembly, the Libyan National Transitional Council and Constitution Drafting Assembly, and to the Yemeni National dialogue conference.
Omar Hammady holds a Masters degree in Public International and European Law from Université Paris Paris XI as well as a Masters degree in Diplomacy and International organizations from the same University. Omar Hammady is currently is finalizing his Phd in public International law at Université Paris I – Panthéon Sorbonne, France.