Who We Are

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Fahira Brodlija, LL.M.

is the country coordinator Bosnia and Herzegovina for a regional GIZ project dedicated to ISDS reform, and the Research Director of Arbitrator Intelligence. Ms. Brodlija is also an adjunct lecturer at the International University of Sarajevo Faculty of Law, and a regular coach of Vis Moot teams from Bosnia and Herzegovina. Since 2015, Ms. Brodlija has been a member of Association ARBITRI, an NGO gathering young attorneys in Bosnia and Herzegovina, seeking to enhance and promote the arbitration system in the country.

Ms. Brodlija obtained her BA degree in 2016 from the University of Sarajevo Faculty of Law and her LL.M. degree in 2017 from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

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Dr. Begaiym Esenkulova, LL.M.

Associate Professor, American University of Central Asia, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic.

Begaiym teaches courses on investment law and sustainable development, int'l investment arbitration, int'l environmental law, and others. she holds LL.M. (Summa Cum Laude) and S.J.D (Summa Cum Laude) degrees from Central European University. She served as a visiting scholar at Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment in 2013, a visiting doctoral research scholar at International Investment Law Center of the University of Cologne, Germany in 2015, a visiting doctoral research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law in Hamburg, Germany in 2015, and as a visiting postdoctoral scholar at Indiana University, Bloomington in 2018. Begaiym has a number of publications related to her research interests in USA, Europe, and Central Asia. She has presented her research at Harvard University, Columbia University, Bard College, Indiana University, George Washington University, University of Cologne, University of Siegen, London School of Economics and Political Science, and other universities and research centers.