Dr.-Md.-Rahmat-Ullah

Name: Dr. Md. Rahmat Ullah
Designation: Professor and Dean (Acting)
Degree: Ph.D (Kiev State University Ukraine)
Phone: 58613724 Ext 4349
Email: rahmat.law@du.ac.bd

PhD (Kiev) LLM (Baku)

Training and Research Experience:

  1. Pupilage and Participation in Seminars and Workshops:
  • Worked as Ph.D. fellow under supervisor of Professor Muravyov V.I. at the Faculty of International Relations under Kiev State University, Ukraine from 1993-1997.
  • Participated in the WIPO Asian Training Course For Trainers and Instructors on Intellectual Property, organized by the World Intellectual Property Organization in Beijing, China from July 23 –27, 2001.
  • Participated in workshop titled  “Review of Legal Training of Government Officials and Private Entrepreneurs in Private Sector Infrastructure Development (PSID)” jointly organized by Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Bangladesh Institute of Law and International Affairs (BILIA) from December 30, 2001 to January 3, 2002, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Participated in a roundtable discussion on “Fact Based Teaching and Legal Research”, Organized by The United States Educational Foundation in India held at Kolkata, April 18 – 19, 2002.
  • Participated and presented paper on “Multi-Fibre Arrangement (MFA) Phase-out and Bangladesh Garment Sector: A Survival Challenge Scenario” in the 25th Anniversary of Management of Interdependence Series on “Local Challenges, Global Responses: Making Trade Work for Development, organized by Center for Applied Studies in International Negotiations,” Geneva, Switzerland from 18th November to 29th November 2003.
  • Participated in the 2nd South Asian Law Schools Forum for Human Rights Conference in Kathmandu, Nepal, June 2004.
  • Participated in the 3rd South Asian Law Schools Forum for Human Rights Conference in Delhi University, India, November, 2004

Participated in the “Training of Trainers Programme on Competition Policy and Law Issues” Organized by Unnayan Shamannay and CUTS International in the collaboration with Bangladesh Investment Climate Fund (BIFC),

Administrative Experience:

  • Working as Provost Kabi Jashim Uddin Hall, University of Dhaka;
  • Working as Additional Director to the IQAC, University of Dhaka;
  • Working as Executive Director of the Empowerment through Law of The Common People (ELCOP), Dhaka from March 2011 till date.
  • Working as elected senate member to the Dhaka University Senate from July 2004 to till date.
  • Working as advisor to the Department of Law, City University, Banani, Dhaka since 2011 till date.
  • Working as independent Director to the Mercantile Bank from 7 August 2014.
  • Working as an additional Director to the IQAC (Institutional Quality Assurance Cell) Dhaka University.
  • Worked as elected syndicate member to the Dhaka University Syndicate from 2004-2009.
  • Member of the Governing Body of Mohammadpur Mahila College, and Haji Makbul Hossain Degree College, Dhaka, HM Shamorita Medical College, Dhaka.
  • Worked as House Tutor in Sergeant Zahurul Haque Hall, Dhaka University, since July 2002 to 03, July 2011.
  • Worked as a course Coordinator in the School of Law, Queens University, Banani, Dhaka 1999-2000.
  • Worked as a joint unit-coordinator in the project “Empowerment Through Law of The Common People (ELCOP)” Dhaka, Bangladesh (A human rights and legal awareness oriented program), since December 2001 to July, 2002
  • Worked as Coordinator/Director to the Empowerment through Law of the Common People (ELCOP), (A human rights and legal awareness oriented NGO). From March 2002 onward
  • Combating Child Rights Violation: A Suggestive Study, in Human Rights and Non-State Actors, Dr. Mizanur Rahman (edited). in ELCOP Journal, Dhaka, 2005
  • Trial of 1971 War Criminals: A Politico-Legal Fiasco? in Human Rights and Domestic Implementation Mechanism, Dr. Mizanur Rahman (edited). in ELCOP Journal, Dhaka, 2006
  • Human Rights Standards: International, Regional and National in Human Rights & Good Governance, Dr. Mizanur Rahman (edited), in ELCOP Journal, Dhaka, 2007, Pp. 14-54.
  • Implementation Mechanisms of Human Rights: International, Regional and National Level, in Human Rights & Good Governance, Dr. Mizanur Rahman (edited), in ELCOP Journal Dhaka, 2007, Pp. 73-95
  • Protection of Human Rights of Refugees: An Overview, in the Chittagong University Journal of Law, Volume X, 2008, Pp- 133-158
  • Trial of War Criminals: Governments responsibility, in Trial of War Criminals : A legal Investigation (In Bangla) Dr. Mizanur Rahman (edited), in ELCOP Journal, Dhaka 2008
  • Unrecognized Human Beings: The hijra/Transgender Community of Bangladesh, in Human Rights and critically Disadvantaged People, edited by Dr. Mizanur Rahman & Dr. Rahmat Ullah, in ELCOP Journal, published by ELCOP & Palal Prokashoni, Dhaka, 2012
  • Protection of Rights of Marginalized People Focusing on Tea Plantation Workers, (A research Study will be published soon by the National Human Rights Commission (JAMAKON), Bangladesh
  • Indigenous women and Access to Justice, in Survival or Extinction? Adivasi Rights in Bangladesh published by the National Human Rights Commission (JAMAKON), Bangladesh, August 2014.
  • “National Human Rights Commission: at 5” Commissioned by National Human Rights Commission (JAMAKON), published by the National Human Rights Commission (JAMAKON), Bangladesh, June, 2016.
  • “Under the Penal Laws in Bangladesh Determining the Constitutionality of Death Penalty”, to be published by the National Human Rights Commission (JAMAKON), Bangladesh,
  • At Present teaching: International Business Transactions (at Masters Level) and Fiscal Law (at Honours Level) in Dhaka University.
  • Taught: Business Law in both under-graduate and post-graduate level in the University of Asia Pacific (UAP) since 2005 to 2014.
  • Adjunct Faculty member to the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) on Human Rights at Undergraduate Level from 2009 to 2013.
  • Working as adviser to the Department of Law, City University, Dhaka from 2011 to onward.
  • Delivered periodic lectures and conducted seminars from 1990 to 1993 in the Institute of International Relations, Kiev, Ukraine (As Ph. D. Fellow).
  • Taught Russian Language as foreign language in the courses in the Institute of International Relations, Kiev, Ukraine.
  • Worked as an Assistant Professor from 27.09.1999 to 12.12.2000 in the School of Law, Queens University, Banani, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Taught – International Law, Business Law, International trade Law, Criminology etc.
  • Taught: International Law (in Honours), International Economic Law (in M. Phil. Course), Criminology, Law of International Institutions (at Masters Level), Jurisprudence, International Business Transactions, Business Law, International Human Rights Law, Refugee Law and Fiscal Law.
  • Researcher in the study on “Juvenile Justice System of Bangladesh” jointly organized by UNICEF and Save the Children U.K.
  • Researcher in the project ‘Research for the Labour Wedge of the Oxfam International Trade Campaign’ organized by Human Development Research Center (HDRC) (a research organization), Dhaka.
  • Consultant to the Bangladesh Society for Enforcement of Human Rights (BSEHR) on “Study on the complications of Public Interest Litigation in Bangladesh”.
  • Consultant to the project “Review Social Barriers and Limitations of Village Courts” commissioned to the Human Development Research Centre (HDRC) by the UNDP in 2010.
  • Co-researcher/Author of the book titling “Bangabandur Manabadhikar Darshan” (Bangabandhur human rights philosophy”, to be published by the National Human Rights Commission, 2013.
  • Worked as consultant to the project “Land Laws review and drafting of land laws for Bangladesh” commissioned to the Human Development Research Centre (HDRC) by Manusher Jonno Foundation.
  • Team Leader to the Projects on study report on the “preservation of the indigenous culture and tradition” and “Compliance of the CEDAW in relation to the indigenous women” commissioned by the National Human Rights Commission.
  • National Consultant to the project on “Human Rights Campaigning and Training to the School Students, Teachers and Government Officials” commissioned by the UNDP.

Personal Information:

Father’s name             :         Late Alhaj Abdullah

Mother’s name           :          Late Rawsan Ara Begom

Permanent Address  :          C/O- Late Md. Abdullah, P.O -Mahiganj, Dist- Rangpur

Present Address         :          Provost Bungalow, Kabi Jashim Uddin Hall, University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh

Marital Status             :          Married

Date of Birth               :           25/12/1966