Akmal Saidov

Akmal Saidov

Director of the National Center for Human Rights of the Republic of Uzbekistan

 

Title:                    Academic, Prof., Dr.

Full Name:           Akmal Kholmatovich SAIDOV

Date of birth:                October 11, 1958

Place of birth:      Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Nationality:                  Uzbekistan

Ethnicity:             Uzbek

Marital status:     married (daughter and son)

Education:

  • Graduated from the Tashkent State Law Institute

1981-1984       Postgraduate courses followed by defending of dissertation in Comparative Law at the Moscow Institute of State and Law

1990                Doctoral Dissertation on Western Comparative Law

Work experience:

1985-1989       Senior researcher and Head of Department at the Institute of Philosophy and Law of the Academy of Sciences of Uzbekistan

1989-1991       President of the Committee of the Youth Organization of Uzbekistan

1991-1992       Director of the Institute of Philosophy and Law of the Academy of Sciences of Uzbekistan

1992-1993       Founder and Director of the Institute for Strategic and Inter-Regional Researches attached to the President of Uzbekistan

1993-1994       Rector of the Tashkent State Law Institute

1994-1996       Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Uzbekistan to France and Permanent Representative of Uzbekistan at the UNESCO

1996-present    Director of the National Human Rights Centre of Uzbekistan

1997-1998       Director of the “Public Opinion” Non-governmental Centre

since 1996       Possesses Diplomatic rank of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Uzbekistan with the status of Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan

since 1997       Member of the Oliy Majlis (The Uzbek Parliament)

since 1999       Founder and Chair-holder of the UNESCO Chair on Human Rights, Peace, Democracy, Tolerance and International Understanding at the University of World Economy and Diplomacy, Tashkent

2000 - 2020     Chairman of the Committee on Democratic institutions, Non-governmental organizations and Citizens’ self-governing bodies of the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis (Parliament) of Uzbekistan

since 2018       Member of the Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission of The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation

since 2018       Chairman of the Advisory Council for the Development of Civil Society under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan

2019 - 2020     Chairman of the Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission of The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation

since 2019       Member of the Executive Committee of the Inter-Parliamentary Union

since 2020       Deputy chairman of the Executive Committee of the Inter-Parliamentary Union

since 2020       The first deputy speaker of the Legislative Chamber of Oliy Majlis

Professional affiliations:

since 1991       Member of the International Association of Jurists of the Asian and Pacific Region

since 1990       Foreign member of the Society for Comparative Legislation of France

since 1995       Foreign member of the Society of Asia

since 1990       President of the National Commission for the International Association of Judicial Sciences

since 1990       President of the National Commission for the International Academy of Comparative Law

since 2000       Member of the Russian Association of International Law

since 2001       Visiting Lecturer at Paris University I (Sorbonne)

since 2010       Correspondent member of the International Academy of Comparative Law

since 2013  Member of the International Association of Constitutional Law