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Ahmad Almaududy Amri (Dudy) obtained his PhD from the Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security (ANCORS) of the University of Wollongong (UOW) in 2017. Mr Amri is a Diplomat from Indonesia. He works at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) of the Republic of Indonesia. In 2010, he successfully passed the highly competitive Junior Foreign Service Course, MoFA, where he was the youngest in his batch (Batch XXXV, January to October 2010). Dudy was formerly a junior advocate at the MR&P Law Firm, Jakarta (May to December 2009).

Dudy is a lawyer by training having finished his Bachelor of Law from the University of North Sumatra, Indonesia in 2008. He also holds two masters degrees, a Master of Laws degree from Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia, which he finished in 2010 and a Master of International Relations degree from the University of Indonesia, which he finished in 2011. Dudy also holds the distinction of being the youngest graduate in both masters degrees. In 2012, he received an Australian Leadership Award Scholarship from AusAID. He was an intern at the Embassy of Indonesia in Canberra, Australia (November 2010 to January 2011). Dudy also finished the Diplomatic Short Course for Junior Diplomats at the Clingendael Institute, the Hague, Netherlands (February to April 2011).

PhD Thesis Title: Maritime Security Challenges in Southeast Asia: Analysis of International and Regional Legal Framework 


Professor Martin Tsamenyi, Professor Emeritus at ANCORS
Dr Chris Rahman, Senior Research Fellow at ANCORS

Research interests:

Maritime Security in Southeast Asia, International Law, Law of the Sea, Maritime Law and Policy 


Ahmad Almaududy Amri, Southeast Asia’s Maritime Piracy: Challenges, Legal Instruments and A Way Forward, Australian Journal of Maritime & Ocean Affairs, Volume 6, Issue 3, 2014.

Ahmad Almaududy Amri, ‘South China Sea: Problems and Problem Resolutions’, Opinio Juris, Directorate General of International Treaties and Legal Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic Indonesia (Volume 16, Mei-September 2014).

Ahmad Almaududy Amri, ‘Piracy in Southeast Asia: An Overview of International and Regional Efforts,’ 1 Cornell Int’l L.J. Online 128 (2013).

Ahmad Almaududy Amri, ‘Combating Maritime Piracy in Southeast Asia from International and Regional Legal Perspectives: Challenges and Prospects,’ in 5th International Conference on Southeast Asia: Conference Proceedings, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 12 December 2013. 

Ahmad Almaududy Amri, 'Maritime Piracy in Asia Pacific, An Issue to Consider', Journal of Foreign Affairs, Policy Analysis and Development Agency, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic Indonesia (Volume 29, Number 2, July-December 2012).

Ahmad Almaududy Amri, ‘Role of the Indonesian Peacekeeping Forces (Contingent XXIII A) in Lebanon,’ (Bachelor of Law Thesis, 2008)

Ahmad Almaududy Amri, ‘Protection of the Indonesian Migrant Workers in the Informal Sector in Saudi Arabia,’ (Master of Laws Thesis, 2010)

Ahmad Almaududy Amri, ‘Foreign Affairs and Defence Ministers Meeting Indonesia-Australia: An Effort to Encourage Bilateral Relation in the Security Sector,’ (Master of International Relations Thesis, 2011)

Papers Presented: 

Ahmad Almaududy Amri, Piracy in Southeast Asian Waters: Problems, Legal Measures and Way Forward, International Conference on Sustainable Development, Ontorio International Development Agency, Richards Bay, South Africa, 2 – 3rd  December 2014.

Ahmad Almaududy Amri, Legal Measures in Combating People Smuggling: Responses in Southeast Asia, 11th Annual International Conference on Law, Athens Institute for Education and Research, Athens, Greece, 14 - 17th July 2014.

Ahmad Almaududy Amri, The Evolution of the Legal Definition of Piracy in International Law, 6th International Seminar on Maritime Culture and Geopolitics, 10-11 December 2013, Institute of Ocean and Earth Sciences, University of Malaya- Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Ahmad Almaududy Amri, Combating Maritime Piracy in Southeast Asia from International and Regional Legal Perspectives: Challenges and Prospects, 5th International Conference On Southeast Asia (ICONSEA 2013), Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 11 - 13th December 2013. 

Last reviewed: 18 January, 2017