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Prof. Dr. Alireza Jahangiri

 

 

 

Prof. Dr. Alireza Jahangiri

 

 

 

Date & place of Birth:  03/03/1969, Ilam, Iran.

Marital Status: Married with two Children.

Foreign Language: English and Arabic

 

Professional Background:

-        Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the kingdom of the Netherlands & the Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)                            2014-…..

-        Member of the Iranian national group of arbitrators in the Permanent Court of Arbitration (from October 2016).                                     

-        Member and the Chairperson of the Confidentiality Commission of the OPCW     2017-….

-        Chair of Asian Group in OPCW                                             2017-…..                                               

-        Chair of the Non-Aligned Movement CWC States Parties    2014-2016

-        Director General for International Legal Affairs                     2010-2014

-        Headof Border Department                                                  2008-2010

-        Deputy Head of Border Department                                     2006-2008

-        Head of Iranian Team in Mixed Commission for Reconstruction of Boundary Pillars in Land Boundary between Iran and Iraq.  

-        Head of Iranian Team in Working Group for Joint New Hydrographic Operation in Shatt-al-Arab (Arvand Rud).  

-        Member of Supreme Council of Civil Aviation of Iran.

-        Member of Legal Committee of Supreme Council of National Security of Iran.

-        Member of Special Commission in Legal Affairs (Bills and International Agreements) & Education Commission of Vice President for Legal Affairs.

-        Member of National Working Group on Official Border Crossings.

-        Member of Iranian National Committee for Oceanography of the Iranian National Commission for UNESCO

-        Member of Education and Culture Committee of the Iranian National Commission for UNESCO

 

Participation at International Conference

 

·         Vice-Chair of Executive Council of the OPCW (May 2016- May 2017)

·         Head of Iranian Delegation and Vice-President of 19th, 20th and 21st Conference of States Parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention, The Hague, The Netherlands, December 2014, 2015 & 2016.

·         Vice-President & Chair of Main Committee II of Diplomatic Conference to Conclude a Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works by Visually Impaired Persons and Persons with Print Disabilities, Marrakesh, Morocco, June 2013.

·         Vice-President& Deputy of Main Committee II of Diplomatic Conference on the Protection of Audiovisual Performances, Beijing, China, June 2012.

·         Scientific Secretary of International Conference on Global Fight against Terrorism, Tehran, Iran, July 2011.

·         Head of Iranian Delegations to International Conferences:

-       52nd Session of AALCO, New Delhi, India, September 2013.

-       Assemblies of the Member States of WIPO: Fifty-Second Series of Meetings

Geneva, December 10-12, 2013.

-       Diplomatic Conference to Conclude a Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works by Visually Impaired Persons and Persons with Print Disabilities, Marrakesh, Morocco, June 2013.

-       20th, 21st & 22nd Session of Commission of Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, Vienna, April 2011, 2012 & 2013.

-       Negotiations to Finalize New Treaty to Improve Access to Published Works by Visually Impaired Persons and Persons with Print Disabilities, Geneva, 2012.

-        WIPO General Assembly: Forty-Second (22nd Extraordinary Session, Geneva, December 2012.

-       25th Session of Standing Committee on Copyright and related Rights (SCCR), Geneva, 2012.

-       Diplomatic Conference on the Protection of Audiovisual Performances, Beijing, China, June 2012.

-       66th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, Six Committee, New York, October 2011.

-       50th Session of AALCO, Colombo, Sri Lanka, June 2011.

-       The Ninth United Nations Conference on the Standardization of Geographical Names, New York, August 2007.  

 

Academic Background

 

  • Ph.D in International Law, The University of Manchester, UK, 2002-2006.        
  • M.A. in International Law, The University of Allameh Tabatabaei, Tehran, 1995-1997.   
  • B.A. in Diplomatic Relations, Faculty of International Relations - Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Tehran, 1991-1994.
  • Assistant Professor andUniversity Lecturer.
  • Supervisor, Advisor and External Examiner (Referee) of Dissertations & Thesis of LL.M.  & PhD Students.
  • Teaching to Foreign Diplomats in Diplomatic Training Centre in Tehran (in English).
  • Member of International Advisory Board of AALCO Journal of International law, New Delhi, India

 

 

Publications

 

-       Persian Books and Articles

·         Use of Force in International Law, 2017.

·          “Rights and duties of citizens with dual nationality”, 2015

·         Citizenship Through Sport in Iranian and International Law: A Comparative Study

·         “The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS)”, 2012.

·         Historical and Sole Name of "Persian Gulf", 4th Conference on Standardization of Geographical Names, Tehran, May 2008.

·         Incursion into the waters of Islamic Republic of Iran in Persian Gulf by British Vessels and Navy Sailors, Iranian Yearbook of International and Comparative Law, Vol. 3, 2008, PP.329-332.

·         "The Permanent Court of Arbitration and Environmental Disputes, Iranian Yearbook of International and Comparative Law, Vol. 2, 2007, pp. 355-376.

 

 

-       English Articles    

·         Iran's Legal Framework for Transboundary Water Cooperation', paper presented at the International Workshop on Transboundary Waters: Opportunities for Cooperation, Yazd, February 2012.

·         New Generation of Terrorism: Cyber-Terrorism, "in Terrorism, Culture and Media", (Tehran: Islamic Peace Global Forum, 2011), pp. 115-124; presented at the International Conference on Global Coalition against Terrorism for Just Peace, Tehran, May 2011.

·         The WTO Dispute Settlement System and Environmental Disputes, Iranian Yearbook of International and Comparative Law, Vol. 3, 2008.

·         'The Role of the Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Development of International Environmental Law', paper presented at the 12thIranian Researchers Conference in Europe, UMIST, Manchester, UK, July 2004.

·         'Examining the Role of the International Court of Justice in the Resolution of International Environmental Disputes', paper presented at the Socio-Legal Studies Association (SLSA) Conference, University of Glasgow, UK, April 2004.

 

 

Theses and Dissertations

 

  • ‘Dispute Settlement Mechanisms in International Environmental Law (With Particular Reference to the ICJ, PCA, WTO Dispute Settlement System and the World Bank Inspection Panel)’ (Ph.D Thesis, 2006) [English]
  • ‘Peaceful Settlement of Disputes in the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea’ (M.A Dissertation, 1997) [Persian]
  • ‘The Role of the United Nations in the Codification and Progressive Development of International Law’ (B.A Dissertation, 1994) [Persian]

 

 

 

My Email: a.jahangiri@mfa.gov.ir

 

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