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Shahrzad Fouladvand

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Shahrzad is a Lecturer in Lecturer in International Criminal Law at the University of Sussex. She was previously a Lecturer in Human Rights Law at the Law School and a research fellow at the Wilberforce Institute for the Study of Slavery and Emancipation (WISE), University of Hull. Prior to this, she worked as an Associate Tutor and Research Assistant at Sussex Law School where she obtained her Doctorate. Shahrzad’s doctoral project was entitled Complementarity and Cultural Sensitivity: Decision-making by the International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor in Relation to the Situations in the Darfur Region of the Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Shahrzad worked as a legal researcher at the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court (ICC)/Prosecution Division in The Hague. Prior to this, she worked as a senior expert in international labour studies where she was involved in the implementation of Fundamental Human Rights Conventions in relation to the International Labour Organization (ILO) particularly; Forced Labour Convention, 1930 (No. 29), Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention, 1999 (No. 182), Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention, 1958 (No. 111).