Faradj Koliev leads work package 2 and co-leads work package 1 of Transformative Partnerships 2030. He is a researcher in the Department of Political Science at Stockholm University.
Faradj's research interests are in international organizations, labor rights, environmental regulations, and NGOs. He has been the principal investigator of the research project The impact of international NGO naming and shaming on states' environmental policies, also funded by Formas. He is also currently working on a book project related to international labor standards.
Faradj previously served as a Member of Parliament for the Social Democratic Party in Sweden. He has published numerous op-eds in Dagens Nyheter and Svenska Dagbladet. His academic publications have appeared in peer-reviewed journals such as International Studies Quarterly, Journal of Peace Research, and Political Studies.