Faten Hussein Hawwa

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Personal information

Title: 
University Lecturer, Researcher, Legal Consultant

Contact information (private)

Personal email address: 
faten.hawwa@yahoo.com

Contact information (work)

Organization/Institution: 
Beirut Arab University
Department: 
Faculty of Law and Political Science, Commercial Law Department
Address: 
Tareek Al-Jadida, Beirut Arab University, Hariri Bldg., Block 7
Postal code: 
P.O. Box 11-5020 Riad El-Solh 11072809
City: 
Beirut
Country: 
Lebanon
Landline: 
961 1 300110 ext. 2739
Mobile phone: 
961 71 576757
Work email address: 
faten.hawwa@bau.edu.lb

Education

Doctorate Degree, Law, 2009, Beirut Arab University, Lebanon.
Master's Degree, Law, 2005, Beirut Arab University, Lebanon.
Bachelor's Degree, Law, 2003, Beirut Arab University, Lebanon.

Areas of Expertise

Commercial Law and Intellectual Property Law
Human and Women's Rights
Consumer Protection
Legal Research and Law Education
Legislation Development
Languages: 
Arabic
English

Work history

Head of the Commercial Law Department, 2014-present, Faculty of Law and Political Science, Beirut Arab University.

Associate Professor, 2014-present, Faculty of Law and Political Science, Beirut Arab University.

Executive Member of The Legal Clinics, 2012-present, Faculty of Law and Political Science,Beirut Arab University.

Assistant Professor, 2010-2014, Faculty of Law and Political Science, Beirut Arab University.

Legal Researcher, 2003-2007, Horizon Center for Legal Informatics and Training.

Honorary office and memberships

Member of the faculty advisory committee, Faculty of Law and Political Science at the Beirut Arab University, 2011-present.

Member of the research unit, Faculty of Law and Political Science at the Beirut Arab University, 2011-present.

Member of the faculty council, Faculty of Law and Political Science at the Beirut Arab University, 2010-present.

Coordinator of the commercial law department, Faculty of Law and Political Science at the Beirut Arab University, 2010-present.

Coordinator for students' non-academic affairs, Faculty of Law and Political Science at the Beirut Arab University, 2010-present.

Member of the preparatory committee for conferences, Faculty of Law and Political Science at the Beirut Arab University, 2010-present.

Member of the scientific committee of the licensing forum held in Bahrain, 2010.

Member of the licensing executives society-Arab countries, 2009-2010.

Productions

Publications highlights: 
  • Hawwa, F. (2013, December). Dawr al-Mujtama‘ al-madani fi al-raqaba ala al-‘uqud al-mubrama bayna al-qita‘ain al-‘am wal khas min khilal al-haq fil wusul 'ila al-ma‘alumat [The role of civil society in monitoring contracts between the public and private sectors through the right to access information]. Paper presented at the Egypt Research Conference on Integrity Risks in the Interaction between Public and Private Sectors, Cairo.
  • Hawwa, F. (2013, May). Ta‘ziz al-musharaka al-siyasiya wal ‘amma lil mar'a fi lubnan [Enhancing women's political and public participation in Lebanon]. Paper presented at the Lebanese Parliament on The Lebanese Women's Participation in Political and Public Life in Lebanon. Beirut.
  • Hawwa, F. (2012, September). Mas'ouliyat al-naqil al-bahri wifqan li-'itifaqiyat al-'umam al-mutahida lil naqil al-bahri lil bada'i‘ 1978 - qawa‘id Hamburg: Khutwa mina al-UNCITRAL nahwa tahqiq tawazun al-masalih wa tawhid al-hulul [The liability of the sea carrier in accordance with the United Nations convention on the carriage of goods by sea, 1978: The Hamburg rules, a step by UNCITRAL towards achieving a balance of interests and harmonization of solutions]. Paper presented at the regional conference on unifying trade law. Beirut.
  • Hawwa, F. (2012). Al-wajiz fi qanun himayat al-mustahlik: Dirasa fi ahkam al-qanun al-lubnani ma‘ al-ishara ila himayat al-mustahlik al-muta‘aqid ‘an bu‘d iliktroniyan [A summary of the consumer protection law: ِA study in the provisions of the Lebanese law with reference to the distance contractual agreements made electronically]. Beirut: Halabi Publisher.
  • Hawwa, F. (2011). Mukafahat al-'itjar bil 'ashkhas fi lubnan: Tarh al-mushkila wa 'afaq al-hal, muqaraba tatwiriya [Combatting trafficking in persons in Lebanon: the problem and possible solutions, a developmental approach]. Paper presented at the international conference of the Beirut Arab University on the Fight against Human Trafficking in Lebanon. Beirut.
  • Hawwa, F. (2010, December). Himayat huquq al-mar'a bayna al-himaya al-tashri‘ya wa nazrat al-shari‘a al-islamiya [Protecting woman's rights: between legislative and judicial protection and the Islamic shari‘a]. Majallat al-huquq lil buhus al-qanuniya wal 'iqtisadiya. 669-698.
  • Hawwa, F. (2010, February). Dawr al-qadi fi 'i‘mal al-himaya al-duwaliya li huquq al-mara' [The judge's role in enhancing women's rights through international law]. Paper presented at the annual scientific conference of the Faculty of Law and Political Science at the Beirut Arab University on the Role of the Judge in the Litigation: The Unity of Purpose and the Multiplicity of Roles. Beirut.
Exhibitions, Lectures, & Performances: 
  • Speaker, "Women's Rights in the Draft of the Egyptian Constitution, 2013", a scientific workshop organized by the Faculty of Law and Political Science at the Beirut Arab University, Beirut, November 2013.
  • Speaker, "Women's Rights in the Lebanese Nationality Law", presented during a joint event between the Beirut Arab University and the Notre Dame University on the Protection Project of the Johns Hopkins University-USA, Beirut, May 2013.
  • Keynote Speaker on "Drugs and the Internet: A tool for Crime and a Tool to Fight against Crime" during the first regional seminar on "Drug Control and Exchange of Information" held under the patronage of his Royal Highness Prince Nayef Bin Abdul Aziz, Second Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, April 2010.
  • Keynote speaker as a regional expert on "Intellectual property crimes on the internet as one of the crimes of Informatics", presented during the scientific forum on "computer-related crimes", organized by the Bureau of Investigation and Prosecution in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Naif Arab University for Security Sciences, Riyadh, October 2009.

Awards and Distinctions

Received a shield of appreciation for her regional study on drugs from the Ministry of Interior of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia during the legal conference for anti-drugs organized by Naif Arab University for Security Sciences in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2010.

Nominated for the membership of the scientific committee for her regional and international expertise during the licensing forum held in Bahrain organized by the Licensing Executives Society International, November 2010.