Federalism and Development of Constitutional Order in Iraq

Join the Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy (IPLP) Program for our Fall 2019 Speaker Series to learn from leading legal advocates.

IPLP alumnus Hamdy Singary (SJD, ’09) will discuss the history and development of the status of Kurds as a nation within the Iraqi state, from the post World War 1 constitutional order to present day. Singary will also explore the role federalism plays in conflict resolution between Kurds and the Iraqi government under the current constitution, ratified by the Iraq Parliament in 2005.

Federalism and Development of Constitutional Order in Iraq  

October 7, 12:15 PM (AZ Time)*

Register at: https://arizona.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUvce-sqz4sGNUT8h3j9tB6EHawRqw... 

*All IPLP speaker series events are free and open to the public. For the fall 2020 semester all events are online via Zoom. 

Thank you to our co-sponsor at University of Arizona Center for Middle Eastern Studies.




Speaker Bio

Hamdy Singary serves as Senior Advisor to the Chancellor of the Kurdistan Region Security Council.

Prior to his role at the security council, Hamdy served as head of the foreign relations department in the Kurdistan Region Security Council and as a lawyer in private practice in Kurdistan.

Hamdy earned his LLM from the University of Arizona Law International Trade & Business Law program and his SJD from IPLP.

Hamdy’s SJD Dissertation was titled “The Kurdish Way to Attain Nation Building and Oil Rights Through the Constitution and the United States.” His research explored how Kurdish communities could build the path to nation building and how international law and advocacy and Article 140 of the Iraqi constitution can further the self-determination of Kurdish communities.