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Dr Mostafa Naser

Lecturer

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 2928, Email: m.naser@ecu.edu.au, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO2.307
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 2928
Email: m.naser@ecu.edu.au
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO2.307  

 

Dr Mostafa Naser is Lecturer in Law in the School of Business and Law.

Current Teaching

  • Legal Research and Thesis 1
  • Legal Research and Thesis 2
  • Principles of Contract and Corporate Law in Business
  • Company Law II
  • Trade Practices, Competition and Consumer Protection Law

Background

Dr Mostafa Naser is a Lecturer in the School of Business and Law at Edith Cowan University, Western Australia. Mostafa has previously taught law at Macquarie University, Federation University Australia, and the University of Chittagong, Bangladesh. He also worked as Research Consultant of International Organization for Migration (IOM) – a related organization to the United Nations (UN) in Papua New Guinea (PNG). Mostafa is admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales, and currently holds a practising certificate (restricted) from the Legal Practice Board of Western Australia. Mostafa has been serving on the Executive Council of the Asian Society of International Law (AsianSIL) since 2017. He also has been a research fellow, Earth System Governance Network, Sweden, Pro bono Legal Expert of Legal Response Initiative (LRI), London, visiting researcher at Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Canada and University of Sydney.

Mostafa has a PhD in Law from Macquarie University, Australia, a Bachelor of Laws (honours) from the University of London, a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice from the College of Law, Australia, a Master’s degree in law from the University of Chittagong, and a Post Graduate Diploma on International Humanitarian Law from NALSAR University of Law, India.

Mostafa publishes widely in the domain of international law, environmental law, and human rights with a particular focus on correlation of international and domestic law and climate migration. He was awarded MAHBUB-UL-HAQ Research Awards in 2008 for study on ‘Understanding Suicide Terrorism in Bangladesh and Sri Lanka’ and the outcome of the project is published as book by the Regional Centre for Strategic studies (RCSS). He has experience of working with national, international and inter-governmental human rights and environmental organizations including ADB, ICRC, UNDP and IOM.

Professional associations

  • Asian Society of International Law, Singapore, Executive Council Member
  • Bangladesh Chapter of Asian Society of International Law, Organizing Secretary
  • Supreme Court of New South Wales, Barrister and Solicitor (Admitted)
  • Law Society of Western Australia, Member
  • Lincolns Inn, United Kingdom, Member
  • Supreme Court Bar Association, Bangladesh, Member
  • Chittagong District Bar Association, Member

Awards and Recognition

National and International Awards

  • 2009 - 2012 - iMQRES Scholarship for PhD study at Macquarie Law School (AUD 24,000 p.a.).
  • 2008 - Mahbub-ul-Hoque Research Awards 2008, Regional Centre for Strategic studies (RCSS), Sri Lanka.
  • 2008 - ICRC Scholarship for studying PGD on International Humanitarian Law in NALSAR University of Law, India.

National and International Research Positions

  • Legal expert (pro bono), Legal Response Initiative (LRI), London (continuing)
  • Research Fellow, Earth System Governance Network, Lund, Sweden. (continuing)
  • Visiting Scholar, Sydney Law School, University of Sydney. (2014)
  • Visiting Researcher, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Canada. (2012)

Research Areas and Interests

  • Public International Law
  • International Human Rights Law
  • International Environmental Law
  • Refugee and Migration Law
  • Climate Change Migration and Adaptation
  • Disaster and Sustainable Development
  • Corporate Law
  • Consumer Law

Qualifications

  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, The College of Law Pty Ltd, 2017.
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Macquarie University, 2013.
  • Post Graduate Diploma in International Humanitarian Law, India, 2009.
  • Bachelor of Laws with second class honours (lower division), United Kingdom, 2006.
  • Master of Laws, Bangladesh, 2004.
  • Bachelor of Laws, Bangladesh, 2003.

Research

Recent Research Grants

  • A collaborative national and international interdisciplinary research agenda to investigate the development, application and governance of pesticides.,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Collaboration Enhancement Scheme - 2017 Round 1,  2017 - 2018,  $10,000.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Book Chapters

  • Afroz, T., Naser, M., (2014), Adaptation to Climate Change in the International Climate Change Regime: Challenges and Responses. Implementing Adaptation Strategies by Legal, Economic and Planning Instruments on Climate Change, 4(20), 1-11, Heidelberg, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-77614-7.
  • Naser, M., (2013), Conceptualising Climate-Induced Displacement in Bangladesh. Protection of Refugees and Displaced Persons in the Asia Pacific Region, 225-243, New York, Routledge.

Journal Articles

  • Naser, M., (2015), Climate Change and Migration: Law and Policy Perspectives in Bangladesh. Asian Journal of Law and Society, 2(1), 35-53, Online, Cambridge University Press and KoGuan Law School, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, DOI: 10.1017/als.2014.7.
  • Naser, M., (2013), Preventing climate-induced displacement in Bangladesh through strengthening adaptation strategies. LAWASIA Journal, n/a(2013), 73-90, University of Queensland.
  • Naser, M., (2013), Climate-induced displacement in Bangladesh: recognition and protection under international law. Nordic Journal of International Law, 82(4), 487-527, Brill, DOI: 10.1163/15718107-08204002.

Conference Publications

  • Naser, M., (2013), Protection of Climate-induced Displacement: Towards a Rights-based Normative Framework. Human Rights Research, 8(19th of November, 2013), 19p., New Zealand, New Zealand Centre for Public Law, Victoria University.

Reports

  • Sithole, WW., Naser, M., Guadagno, L., (2015), Indigenous Knowledge for Disaster Risk Reduction: Documenting Community Practices in Papua New Guinea., Port Morseby, Papua New Guinea, International Organization for Migration, Papua New Guinea.
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