Niloufar Omidi is a PhD Candidate at the Irish Centre for Human Rights at the National University of Ireland, Galway. She does doctoral research on the right to peace and its enforcement through international law instruments. Niloufar has taught ‘An introduction to peace studies’; ‘the religious roots of human rights’; and ‘International Environmental Law’. She holds an LL.M in International Law and has researched into arbitration, as a successful method of peaceful settlement of international disputes, with focus on the ‘Iran-United States Claims Tribunal’ (2011). Additionally, she has participated in trainings workshops and research projects organised by: the Non-Aligned Movement Centre for Human Rights & Cultural Diversity(2011-2013); Swinburne University and Curtin University(2012, 2013); the Centre for Global Politics at Free University of Berlin (2012); the UNESCO Chair for Human Rights, Peace and Democracy of Shahid Beheshti University (2011); The International Committee of the Red Cross(ICRC)(2011), and the Arbitration Centre of Iran Chamber of Commerce (ACIC)(2011).
This website echoes the acheived results of her research on the right to peace and intends to contribute to the development of this right to be recognised as a claimable right.