Ali Hosseini is a PhD student of Global Governance in the Balsillie School of International Affairs. Born in Afghanistan, he experienced civil war and immigration following the former Soviet Union’s invasion of his country. Despite the hardships of migration, he obtained two B.A. degrees in Islamic Jurisprudence from the International Center for Islamic Studies (ICIS), and in statutory law from Mofid University, Iran. He continued his education at the post graduate level and obtained two M.A degrees in Islamic Jurisprudence from ICIS and in International Law from Allameh Tabataba’i University, Iran.
Upon return to Afghanistan, he joined Kateb University in Kabul as a member of the Faculty of Law, and where he taught constitutional law, administrative law, international law and human rights. Later on, he joined the United Nations mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) as a human rights officer. His professional work included promoting of and analyzing the human rights trends in the light of social, political and economic developments. He continued teaching and authored four books and several papers on the rule of law, government administration, human rights institutionalization and peace building.
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- M.A. International Law, Allameh Tabataba’i University, Tehran, 2007
- M.A. Islamic Jurisprudence, International Center for Islamic studies, Iran, 2005
- B.A. Law, Mofid University, Iran, 2003
- B.A. Islamic Jurisprudence, International Center for Islamic Studies, Iran, 2000