Profile of Member “Abbas.Poorhashemi”

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Full Name
Dr. Abbas Poorhashemi
Position
CIFILE President and Registered Expert before the International Criminal Court (ICC)
Organization
Canadian Institute for International Law Expertise (CIFILE)
URL
https://cifile.org/our_team/abbas-poorhashemi/
Biography

Dr. Poorhashemi is the President of the Canadian Institute for International Law Expertise (CIFILE), leveraging his extensive academic background and expertise in international law. His professional focus encompasses public international law, international criminal law, and international environmental law, reflecting his commitment to research, teaching, and practice in these domains. As the Editor-in-Chief of the CIFILE Journal of International Law (CJIL) in Canada, he contributes significantly to scholarly discourse in the field.
His academic journey includes earning a Ph.D. in international law from the University of Strasbourg, School of Law in France in 2005, followed by a Postdoctoral Fellowship in International Law & Globalization at CEDIM, UQAM University, Canada, in 2013. For over a decade, he served as an assistant professor and faculty member at the University of Science and Research (IAU), where he imparted knowledge in various aspects of international law to J.D. and international LL.M. students. Dr. Poorhashemi’s teaching portfolio encompasses subjects such as international law, international criminal law, international environmental law, settlement of international disputes and arbitration.
Throughout his academic career, he has supervised, directed, and co-directed over 200 dissertations and theses on international law, demonstrating his commitment to nurturing the next generation of legal scholars. Beyond academia, Dr. Poorhashemi has also practiced law as a lawyer (barrister and solicitor), expert, and legal adviser in International law, Criminal Law, and family law in many different jurisdictions.
Furthermore, Dr. Poorhashemi has been a registered Expert before the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, Netherlands, since 2023. His role enables him to provide expertise in areas including international criminal law, international environmental law, international human rights law, and international humanitarian law. He is available to offer expert services to any organ of the Court and to actively participate in Court proceedings, adhering to the regulations outlined in Regulation 44 of the Court’s Regulations.
Research interests — International law, International criminal law, international environmental law, international arbitration, human rights, jurisprudence, environmental criminal law, international responsibility (English, French, and Persian)
Courses taught — International Law, International criminal law, international environmental law, Human rights, jurisprudence, environmental criminal law, international arbitration, international treaties.

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS, EDITORIAL BOARDS AND SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEES
- President of the Canadian Institute for International Law Expertise (CIFILE), (2017)
- Editor-in-Chief of CIFILE Journal of International Law CJIL, (2019)
- Registered Expert before International Criminal Court (ICC), (2023-2028)
- Affiliate Member of the International Criminal Court Bar Association ICCBA (2020)
- Member of the World Commission on Environmental Law of the IUCN (2020)
- Associate Researcher of the Centre for the Study of International Law and Globalization (CEDIM) of the University of Québec in Montréal (UQAM), Canada (2012)
- Member of the Centre de Recherches et d’études sur les droits de l’Homme et le droit humanitaire, CREDHO-Paris University, France (2006)
- Member of the judging committee of the National Conference on World Environment Day (2015)
- Member of the Scientific Committee of the National Conference of Geography, Planning and Sustainable Development (2013)
- Member of the International Bar Association (2010)
- Editorial Board Member of the Lawinter Review, New York, USA (2020)
- Editorial Board Member of the Global Health Law Journal, Brazil (2022)
- Editorial Committee Member of the International Review of Law, Qatar University, Doha, Qatar (2020)
- International Law Expert in the United Nations Expert Database (UNESCAP), (2020)

ACADEMIC DEGREES AND CERTIFICATES:

  • Post-doctoral International Law & Globalization 2012-2013
    UQAM University, CEDIM, Montreal, Canada
    The subject of Research: Foundation of International Environmental law, positive & critical aspects
  • Ph.D. International Law 2003-2005
    University of Strasbourg, School of Law, France
    The subject of Thesis: « Aspects juridiques de la protection de l’environnement de la mer Caspienne.» Grade: Excellent with the congratulation of the jury
  • M.A. International Law 2002-2003
    University of Nancy, School of Law, France

History

Member for
3 years 45 weeks