Halim Shebaya

Halim Shebaya

ACW Position

Non-resident Fellow

Areas of Expertise

Lebanon, Levant, Human Rights, Transitional Justice, Advocacy and Campaigns



Halim Shebaya

Non-resident Fellow, Arab Center Washington DC

Halim Shebaya is a Non-resident Fellow at the Arab Center Washington DC. He is currently Head of Advocacy and Strategic Engagement (MENA) at Impunity Watch. Prior to that, he was Executive Director of the Arab Association of Constitutional Law and Executive Chairperson of the Board of the Journal of Constitutional Law in the MENA region. Shebaya was also previously Director of the Middle East and North Africa Office at Crisis Action and has been working since 2002 on humanitarian and political affairs for a number of local and international organizations. He taught on a part-time basis (2006-2018) in the School of Arts and Sciences at the Lebanese American University. His articles, op-eds, and commentaries have been featured in various Lebanese, regional, and international print, online, and broadcast media. He holds an LLM in Public International Law from the University of Nottingham, an MA in Middle Eastern Studies from SOAS, an M.Div. in Theology from the Near East School of Theology, and a BBA in Business Administration from the American University of Beirut.