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EFSAS Research Fellows

Mr. Malaiz Daud

Mr. Malaiz Daud is a political analyst with an M.A. in Post-War Recovery from the University of York. He has worked for both governmental agencies and NGOs. Mr. Daud was the Chief of Staff of Afghanistan’s current President (Mr. Ashraf Ghani) in 2010-2011. He was one of the organizers of Afghanistan’s Constitutional Loya Jirga in 2004 and the Kabul Conference in 2010. Mr. Daud has also headed Afghan Development Association (ADA) and Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR) in Afghanistan. He is a founding member of the Afghan Youth Foundation for Unity (AYFUn) and Young Leaders Forum (YLF). He has provided consultancy services to the Post-War Reconstruction and Development Unit (PRDU) of the University of York, Center for International Peace Operations (ZIF) and Barcelona Center for International Affairs (CIDOB) where he previously co-managed the Sources of Tension in Afghanistan-Pakistan project. He currently is a member of the Board of Directors of Peace Training and Research Organization (PTRO) and was previously an elected member of the Steering Committee of Agency Coordinating Body for Afghan Relief (ACBAR) and a member of Board of Directors of Human Rights Research and Advocacy Consortium (HRRAC) and Afghan Civil Society Forum (ACSF).

Mr. Daud is also a PhD candidate at the Free University of Berlin, funded through a Georg Zundel grant. His research interests include nonviolence, social movements, contentious politics, elite, social action and transformation.  




Here you will find contributions by Mr. Malaiz Daud, Fellow at EFSAS.



All views expressed are of the author and do not necessarily coincide with the views held by EFSAS