Joseph Farha

Function: Project Coordinator
Phone: +49 228 91196-16
E-Mail: joseph.farha(at)

Key expertise

SALW control, Arms transfer controls, Arms and security trade

(Academic) education / CV:

Joe Farha joined BICC in December 2018. Joe holds an undergraduate degree in Law (LLB) from the University of Exeter and a Masters (MA) degree in Islamic Societies and Cultures from the University of London School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS). He is currently undertaking a PHD in the law department at the Freie Universitat Berlin where the focus of his research is the intersection of police technologies and fundamental rights.

Joe has worked in the fields of SALW control, arms transfer controls and research on the arms and security trade since 2008. As well as research activities, his work has included policy development and the provision of training and capacity-building as well as technical advice for national and multilateral bodies in the MENA, South Caucasus and South East Asia regions as well as for United Nations and European Union institutions.

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