Ahmad Fahim Hakim – Afghanistan

Ahmad Fahim Hakim is a senior advisor with the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) and civil society advocate. From 2002 to 2013 he was the deputy chair and human rights commissioner of AIHRC. He holds an MA degree on Post-war Recovery from the University of York, UK (1998). He was one of the key facilitators to the Constitutional Loya Jirga during 2003/2004. In 2009, he was the commissioner of Electoral Complaints Commission (ECC) dealing with challenges and complaints related to presidential and provincial council’s elections. He attended an exchange conference with Taliban organized by Pugwah in Qatar in 2015, where he shared Afghan civil society concerns and findings on peace processes with the Taliban delegation. From November 2017 towards end of January 2018, through a consultancy contract, he was assisting the identification of victims of war crimes and crimes against humanity in Afghanistan since 2003, when the government ratified the ICC, which are registered with the ICC.