Afghan Biographies

Naderi, Ahmad Nader Nadery

Name Naderi, Ahmad Nader Nadery
Ethnic backgr. Tajik
Date of birth 1975
Function/Grade Ex Free and Fair Election Foundation Chairman FEFA
History and Biodata

1. Former Chairmen of Free and Fair Election Foundation FEFA:
Ahmad Nader Nadery

Chief Executive Director:
Jandad Spinghar Jan Dad Spinghar (20100816, 20110704, 20120601, 20140324)
Mohammad Yousof Rashid Mohammad Yousef Rashid Mohammad Yusuf Rashid (20150110, 20150609, 20160608)
Program Manager:
Eng. Naeem Asghari (20140324)
Parliament Project Coordinator:   
Shahmahmood Mall (20140324)
Women Outreach Officer:              
Mrs. Marzia Faraz (20140324)

Board of Directors FEFA:
Mohammad Farid Hamidi (20140324)
Mrs. Sweeta Nori (20140324)
Wahiduddin Arghun (20140324)
Abdul Salam Rahimi (20140324)
Mohammad Musa Mahmodi (20140324)
Sanjar Sohail (20140324)

2. Previous Functions of Ahmad Nader Nadery:
Spokesperson Loya Jirga 2002

International Human rights Law Group

Golbal Rights Country Director AIHRC Commissioner (200404-201304)
Free and Fair Election Foundation Chairman FEFA (200507-201408)
Senior advisor to President on public relation and strategic affairs (20160607)

3. Biodata Ahmad Nader Nadery Naderi:
Naderi_Ahmad_NaderAhmad Nader Nadery Ahmad Nadir Nadiri was born 1975 (other sources say 1964) in Afghanistan. Nadiri went to Habibia Highschool, Kabul (1988-1992). He studied law and political sciences at Kabul University and earned his Master's degree in International Affairs from George Washington University. He studied Leadership in 21 Century at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government of Harvard University. He works 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.  Prior to his appointment at the AIHRC he worked as country director for the international human rights law group (Global Rights).

Ahmad Nader Nadery served as a Commissioner at the Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC). He represented Afghan youth and peace activists at the UN peace talks for Afghanistan at the main Bonn Conference 2001. Nadery co-founded and works also as Chairperson of Fair and Free Election Foundation of Afghanistan (FEFA). He also is chairman of advisory board of Open Society Foundation-Afghanistan. He is a Member of the Board o f Editors of the International Journal on Transitional Justice. He is also a member of board of directors of Afghanistan Education Programs. In 2002 he served as spokesperson for the Emergency Loya Jerga (national grand assembly) He was elected as a delegate to represent the Afghan Civil Society at the ELJ in June 2002.
Nadery assumed rule of executive chairman of the Free and Fair Election Foundation of Afghanistan on Feb 2012.

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·Nadery as Young Global Leader (YGL) in 2008.

President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai has previously introduced Nadir Nadiri as ambassador of speech freedom support. Based on decree of President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, Ahmad Nadir Nadiri has been appointed as senior advisor to President on public relation and strategic affairs. (20160607)

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