Amal Taamallah

Fellowship year

2023 - 2024


Anti-Corruption - Human Rights

Placement when a fellow

Legal Advisor at I Watch

Higher education

Master's Degree in International Law, Faculty of Legal, Political, and Social Sciences of Tunis

Current country of residence



Amal is a graduate law student that presents herself as a Human Rights activist and International Law Researcher. Amal has a vast experience that contributed to strength her commitment to civil society and shaping her personality. She served as the General Secretary at NILS. She was a debater and she participated with her local association in the Young Arabe Voices competitions. Her commitment to research is evident in her roles as a researcher at the International Center for Studies, where she contributed to many publications. During this time, she participated in the organization of many international colloquiums.

In October 2021, she attended the National Body for the Fight Against Human Trafficking where she learned a lot in the migration context and in September 2022, she took part in the Euromed HR-Net project “Talking Migration. Later, she joined the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung as an intern where she contributed to many activities like the organization of “The IMF’s forecasts for economic growth and debt sustainability in the region”.

Additionally, she is a fellow alumna of the Youth for Rights fellowship” MENA program by Euro-med monitors for rights in Lebanon. During this experience, she completed her report titled “The Protection of Journalists in the Arab World” with Maharat Foundation. Amal is an alumna of the AMEL Institute program “Human Rights Leadership”. She was also a candidate of the Green Academy: Women for Earth, and she was taking part in the Network: Youth for Climate Action, the climate program of the Arab Youth Center. Amal also participated as a candidate at the Migration Academy 2023 co-organized by Carep and Heinrich Böll Stiftung, where she worked on her policy brief titled “The Continental Governance of Migration in Africa”. In July 2023, Amal participated in the Summer School hosted by the Public International Law & Policy Group (PILPG) Center, focusing on Humanitarian International Law. All those experiences have played a crucial role in shaping her advocacy journey and research interests.