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Azar Safari

External PhD candidate

A. Safari
+31 71 527 5200

Azar Safari is an external PhD candidate at the Van Vollenhoven Institute.

More information about Azar Safari

Azar's research examines the Economic Governance and its impacts on Societal Justice in Iran, particularly focusing on the regulatory and enforcement mechanisms of Competition Law in Iran. The principal focus of the research, from temporal point of view, is on the post-privatization period.

Azar obtained a bachelor of law in 2009 from Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran. She completed her master of Human Rights Law in 2012 at Allameh Tabatabaei University, Iran. Her first master thesis explored the state responsibility regarding the human rights violations committed by Non-State Actors. She received her second master degree in Globalization and Law in 2015 after graduating from Maastricht University, the Netherlands.

She has worked as a Legal Contracts Advisor for several years. Moreover, she works with companies and NGOs as a consultant for Corporate Social Responsibility related issues. 

B.Taebi and A. Safari (Forthcoming) Incentivizing Emission Cuts among Corporations: How could Naming and Shaming be made an effective strategy. Science and Engineering Ethics.

M.H. Zarei and A. Safari (2015) The Status of Non-State Actors Under the International Rule of Law: A Search for Global Justice, In Rethinking International Law and Justic, edited by C. Sampford, S. Zifcak and D. A. Okur, Surrey, Ashgate: 233-252.

External PhD candidate

  • Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid
  • Instituut voor Metajuridica
  • Van Vollenhoven Instituut

Work address

Kamerlingh Onnes Building
Steenschuur 25
2311 ES Leiden
Room number Flex


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