Athayi, Abdullah

Afghanistan

Abdullah Athayi is working as program coordinator for Foreign/Security Policies and Democratization with the Heinrich Böll Stiftung’s office in Kabul. Prior to this, he worked as Legal Manager at Electoral Complaints Commission (ECC) for 2010 Parliamentary Election and as Deputy Director for Human Rights and Eradication of Violence Organization since 2009. He holds a Master Degree in private Law from Ahl-e-Bet Institute of Higher Education in Iran and a Bachelor’s Degree in Law and Political Sciences from Kabul University. Previously, as an independent research fellow and as writer, his work concentrated on human and women rights, elections, good governance and youth for local newspapers as well as for national and international organizations.