Dr. Pouria Askary is Assistant Professor of Public International Law and Human Rights Law at the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences, Allameh Tabatabai University of Tehran.
He received his PhD in Public International Law from the Allameh Tabataba’I University at Tehan, Law and Politics Faculty, in 2010.
He is a leading expert in international law and human rights law and has published several books and articles on these topics in Persian and English.
Dr. Askary was assigned as the Head of International Legal Agreements Affairs of the Presidency in 2018. He has been Scientific and Executive Manager of Iranian Review for UN Studies (IRUNS) and Secretary-General of Iranian Association for UN Studies (IAUNS), since 2017 and 2016 respectively.
As of 2017, he’s been a Member of the Executive Council in Asian Society of International Law (ASIANSIL). Dr. Askary worked as a legal advisor to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) from 2006 to 2015 and its consultant from 2015 to 2017.