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Suzy H. Nikièma

International Law Advisor

Suzy Nikièma is an International Law Advisor for the Economic Law and Policy program. Based in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Ms Nikièma provides legal and policy advice on sustainable investment. She has provided technical assistance to developing country governments, particularly in Africa, with respect to the negotiation, implementation, and drafting of investment treaties and treaty templates, and has published widely on the subject. She also has led the training of developing country officials on the negotiation of investment contracts, and assisted countries in designing their domestic investment laws.

Ms Nikièma is the Editor-in-Chief of the French edition of Investment Treaty News. She is a lecturer on international and regional trade law at the University Saint Thomas d'Aquin and on mining law at the University Aube Nouvelle, both in Burkina Faso. She has previously worked with UNDP/SURF Dakar on a substantial analysis of 15 international investment agreements.


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