Mr. Bhairaja Panday lectures on international law at the ICMS. He received his LL.M. from Yale University (USA) in 1983. He holds both an LL.B. and Master's degree in Comparative Law from Delhi University (India), as well as a B.Sc. from Tribhuvan University (Nepal). He has held various positions all over the world with the UNHCR, ranging from posts as a Protection Officer in Somalia and Pakistan to Chief of Mission in Damascus and Operations Manager in South Sudan. He retired as a UNHCR Representative for Myanmar.