Farnaz Dezfouli Asl

Farnaz Dezfouli Asl

Associate Fellow
Research Department:
International Institutions
Research Group Public International Law


E-Mail: dezfouli-asl @prif .org


since 2022Associate Fellow at PRIF
since 2021PhD Candidate in Public International Law, Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany
2021-2022Associate Human Rights Officer, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), Nouakchott, Mauritania
2020-2021Internship, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Geneva, Switzerland
2019Internship, Center for Civilians in Conflict (CIVIC) and Geneva Centre for Security Sector Governance (DCAF), geneva, Switzerland
2017-2018Legal Assistant, JIPYONG Law Firm, Tehran, Iran
2016-2017Internship, United Nations Information Center (UNIC), Tehran, Iran


Farnaz Dezfouli Asl is working on the following issues:

  • International Humanitarian Law
  • Human Rights
  • International Law
  • United Nations

Other professional activities

  • The Jean Pictet Competition on IHL, Tutor, Albania, (March 2022)
  • Scientific colloquium on the role of human rights mechanisms in implementing international humanitarian law Conference in Geneva, Panelist, Geneva (November 2019)
  • Edward Elgar publications, Peer-reviewed Article on ‘Implementation of International Humanitarian Law: The Role of The Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic’ (Forthcoming)
  • Advanced seminar in International Humanitarian Law for lecturers and researchers, Geneva, Panelist (September 2019), ICRC and Geneva Academy
  • The Jean-Pictet Competition on IHL, Participant, Georgia (March 2017)
  • 15th Hong Kong IHL Moot, War Zone 90 (Humanitarian Education Center) (March 2017)
  • 12th Henry Dunant Memorial Moot court competition, Nepal, Runner up team, (November 2016)
  • 8th Henry Dunant Memorial National Moot Court competition, Iran, Winner team (August 2016)