Atabongawung Tamo is a research fellow at the Centre for Law and Cosmopolitan Values. He specialises in international law, human rights and development. He is also a post-doctoral fellow at the International Institute of Social Studies – The Hague (Erasmus University Rotterdam) where he is investigating on EU – West Africa’s Economic Partnership Agreement with respect to the Right to Development. He has previously researched on conflict diamonds and their role in funding and sustaining conflicts in Africa. Atabongawung is also Programme Coordinator at the African Foundation for International Law (AFIL).
Atabongawung holds a LLB (University of Buea), Maitrise en Droit (University of Yaounde II) MA in Governance and Development Studies (Centre Européen de Recherches Internationales et Stratégiques CERIS-Brussels), Post Graduate in International/EU Law (Universiteit Antwerpen) and a Ph.D. in Law (Universiteit Antwerpen). He has previously held visiting research positions at the European University Institute (Florence-Italy) and Chaire Hoover d'éthique économique et sociale (Catholic University – Louvain La Neuve).