Dr. Robin Ramcharan

Dr. Robin Ramcharan


• Ph.D. International Relations, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies 1998
• Master of Laws (LLM), International Law Specialization, University of London, UK 2012
• M.A. International Relations, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies 1993
• Bachelor of Laws (LLB), University of London, UK 2005
• B.A. (Hons.) History, Queen’s University, Canada 1989

Selected Publications

Books and Monographs
• 2018. Asia and the Drafting of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Co-authored. Palgrave Macmillan (c. October 2018)
• 2017. The Universal Periodic Review of Southeast Asia: Civil Society Perspectives. Palgrave Macmillan
• 2013 International Intellectual Property Law and Human Security. Asser Press/Springer, 2013
• 2007 Foreign Policy and the National Security of Guyana, Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press 2007.
• 2002 Forging a Singaporean Statehood 1965 – 1995: The Contribution of Japan. Dordrecht: Kluwer Law International, 2003 http://www.history-asia.com/l-4911-8.html
• 1998 Asian Pacific Security: Pitfalls of the Regional Approach. Program for Strategic and International Studies, Graduate Institute of International Affairs, Geneva, Occasional Paper No. 1, January 1998

Book Chapters
• 2019 “Human Rights and Conflict Prevention: The Protection Gap,” in Routledge Handbook of Human Rights in Asia, edited by Francois de Varennes and Christie Gardiner
• 2015 “International Migration in Southeast Asia: Protection Norms and Challenges Facing ASEAN,” in Family, Separation and Migration: An Evolution-Involution of the Global Refugee Crisis, Edited by Oreste Foppiani and Oana A. Scarlatescu, Peter Lang Publishers (Switzerland).
• 2012 “Business, Intellectual Property and Human Rights,” chapter in International Business and Human Rights edited by Dr. Manoj Sinha, (Sage)
• 2005 “The ASEAN Regional Forum,” in Conflict Prevention in Practice, edited by B.G.Ramcharan, Dordrecht: Martinus Nijhoff. With preface by Prof. Paul Kennedy.
• 2003 “ASEAN and Non-Interference,” in The 2nd ASEAN Reader, S. Siddique and S.Kumar, Eds., Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, pp.52-57.

• 2015. Special Edition of Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs on “Democracy and Human Rights in Southeast Asia,” c. December 2015, co-edited. (peer-reviewed)
• 2013 “ASEAN’s Problematic Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights: The New Media’s Role in Enhancing the Protection of Human Rights,” in Journal of International Studies (UUM, Malaysia), Vol. 9,
• 2013. (peer-reviewed) 2012 “The Protection of Human Rights In Southeast Asia: Improving The Effectiveness Of Civil Society,” with James Gomez, in Asia-Pacific Journal on Human Rights and the Law (2) (2012) 27-43 (peer-reviewed)
• 2011 “The Case for an International Equity Panel in the World Intellectual Property Regime,” article in Indian Journal of International Law (IJIL), October/November 2011. (peer-reviewed)
• 2010 “ASEAN’s Human Rights Commission: Policy Considerations for Enhancing its Capacity to Protect Human Rights, UCL Human Rights Review, December 2010 (peer-reviewed)
• 2006 “Singapore’s Emerging Knowledge Economy: The Role of Intellectual Property and its Possible Socio-Economic Implications for Singapore.” The World Intellectual Property Journal. Vol.9, No. 3, 2006 (peer-reviewed)
• 2005 “Protecting Traditional Knowledge and Traditional Medicines of Indigenous Peoples through Intellectual Property Rights: Issues, Challenges and Strategies,” co-authored with Mpazi Sinjela, Journal of Minority and Group Rights, Sweden, (peer-reviewed)
• 2005 “Intellectual Property and Security: A Preliminary Exploration,” in Contemporary Robin Ramcharan 10 Security Policy, Volume 26, No. 1, April 2005. (peer-reviewed)
• 2004 “The Protection of Copyrights and Related Rights in Africa: Challenges to Protection in the Internet Age,” co-authored with Mpazi Sinjela, in African Yearbook of International Law, Vol.10, 2002. (peer-reviewed)
• 2000 “ASEAN and Non-Interference: A Principle Maintained,” Contemporary Southeast Asia: A Journal of International and Strategic Affairs. Vol. 22/1, April 2000. (peer-reviewed)
• 2000 “The African Refugee Crisis: Contemporary Challenges to the Protection of Refugees and Displaced Persons in Africa,” in African Yearbook of International Law, Vol. 8 (published 2002)
• 2000 “Thirty years on: a legal review of the 1969 OAU Refugee Convention,” co-authored revision of Professor Ab-Saab’s article. African Yearbook of International Law, Vol. 8
• 1999 “ASEAN Regional Forum: Pitfall in Pacific Asia’s Security?” World Affairs (New Delhi), Fall 1999. http://www.worldaffairsjournal.com/iss_detail99.htm

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