Speaker - Nader Nadery

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Ahmad Nader Nadery is a Commissioner at the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission. He represented Afghan Civil Society at the UN peace talks for Afghanistan in the Bonn Conference 2001. Mr. Nadery works also as the Chairperson of Fair and Free Election Foundation of Afghanistan, he is a member of advisory board to Open Society Institute (OSI) Afghanistan programs.

He has written extensively on politics and human rights in Afghanistan and is a member of Board of Editors of the Oxford Journal on Transitional Justice. He served as Spokesperson for the national grand assembly (Loya Jerga) in 2002. Prior to his appointment at the AIHRC he worked as country director for the international human rights law group (Global Rights).

Mr. Nadery won several international awards and was recognized as an "Asian Hero" by Time Magazine in 2004. He was also a 21 Young Asia Leader's fellow with the Asia Society and is a member of it's international council . The World Economic Forum recognized Mr. Nadery as Young Global Leader (YGL) in 2008.

He studied law and political sciences at the Kabul University and earned his masters degree on International Affairs from George Washington University.

2 Programs

Reconciliation, Human Rights & Exiting Afghanistan

04.06.11 | 01:26:35 min | 0 comments

Peace vs. Human Rights: Settling with the Taliban

04.01.10 | 02:04:17 min | 2 comments