Dr. Mizanur Rahman is the Director of Bangladesh Institute of Law and International Affairs (BILIA). He also serves as the Director of Centre for Advanced Legal Studies (CALS) at the University of Dhaka.
His work focuses on the development and application of International Law in the global South, with his later teaching years taking a particular shift towards Human Rights Law and reform of legal education.
He served as the Chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission from 2010-2016. He has worked as consultant to various INGOs and NGOs including UNICEF, USAID, Ford Foundation (USA and Russia), Save the Children (UK), UNDP, SOROS Foundation, ILO, IOM, Daywalka Foundation (USA) to name a few.