Dr Sami Abdelhalim Saeed, is the Head of the International IDEA Programme for Sudan since 2020.
in his previous positions at the United Nations as a legal advisor in the Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General SRSG (from 2006 – 2020), delivered numerous of analysis and researches on legal issues of post-conflict in transformative communities. Saeed’s previous experience includes having practiced law before the Constitution Court in Sudan; teaching public law, and supporting CSOs on developing training on peacebuilding, preventing and countering violent extremism in the Horn of Africa, women's political participation in the post-conflict environment.
His research interests include the constitution, democracy, restorative justice, transitional justice, human rights and conflict resolution.
UNAMID Troops’ Obligation to Apprehend ICC Suspects in Darfur, Sudan Tribune, Feb 2008.
The Need for a Transitional Constitutional Framework for Post-al Bashir's Sudan, <constitutionnet.org>, 03 June 2019.
Reforms on Sudan's criminal law of prosecuting violence against women during the armed conflict. African Days, Nordic Institute, Uppsala University, 2016 page 38.
Sudanese women's participation in the constitution building process. Democratic Arab Center, 30 August 2017. مشاركة المرأة السودانية في إجراءات صناعة الدستور
Women representation in the local-level governance in Sudan, Sudanile website. مشاركة المرأة السودانية في الحكم المحلي
Impacts of the Juba Peace Agreement on the public budget. اثر إتفاقية جوبا للسلام في السودان على الموازنة العامة