Waleed Alhariri heads the New York office of the Sana’a Center for Strategic Studies, from where he heads the center’s US-based operations generally, including research and project development, and authors the Sana’a Center’s monthly report “Yemen at the UN”. He is also a fellow-in-residence at Columbia Law School Human Rights Institute.
Waleed previously worked with the International Peace Institute in supporting the development of the Arab Forum for Citizenship in Transition project, was a researcher and monitor of political and human rights developments with Human Rights Watch following Yemen’s 2011 uprising, and was a member of the International Constitutional Court Project Ad Hoc Committee, chaired by former Tunisian President Dr. Moncef Marzouki.
Waleed holds a B.A. in political science and human rights from Hunter College, with a concentration in international relations and international human rights law. The primary focus of his studies was the constitutional design and transitional justice processes in Yemen.