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Said Mahmoudi

Professor of International Law at Stockholm University

Said Mahmoudi is a Professor of International law at Stockholm University. Between 1974 and 1981 he served as a diplomat at the Iranian Embassy in Stockholm and at the Iranian Ministry for Foreign Affairs. Since 2006, he has been arbitrator nominated by the Swedish Government according to Article 2 of Annex VII to the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea. He also served as Dean of the Faculty of Law at Stockholm University 2009-2011.

His main research areas include law of the sea, international environmental law, use of force and international organization. In recent years he has focused his research on the relation of international law to common values and principles (e.g. peace, sustainable development and human rights) and to global resources (e.g. oceans, climate and biological diversity). His present research is about the relation between Islam and international law.

LL.M. 1974 (Tehran), Diploma in Graduate Legal Studies 1984 (Stockholm), LL.D. 1987 (Stockholm), Associate Professor of International law 1988 (Stockholm), Full Professor of International law at Stockholm University since 1999.

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