Dr. Sovaida Maani

Sovaida Ma’ani Ewing is an international lawyer turned independent scholar who writes and lectures in the area of collective security. She is the author of three books including her latest entitled “Collective Security Within Reach” (2008) with a foreword written by an Under-Secretary General of the United Nations. It offers concrete recommendations for action by world leaders, national and international, to solve some of the pressing global problems of our time including the proliferation of nuclear weapons, the equitable distribution of energy resources and the international use of force. She also maintains a blog which discusses current global issues and proposes solutions at http://collectivesecurity.blogspot.com.

Ms. Ma’ani Ewing is currently working on her next book focussing on issues of energy and nuclear proliferation.

Ms. Ma’ani Ewing is a barrister-at-law of England and Wales, an LLM graduate in International Law and European Union Law from Cambridge University and an attorney-at-law in the United States. Her eighteen year legal career has included private practice with respected law firms in Washington, DC, including her own, teaching as an adjunct professor of law and most recently service as an Attorney-Advisor in the Legal Advisor’s Office of the US State Department.

Ms. Ma’ani Ewing has lived in Africa, Europe, the Middle East, and the United States.

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