Sherzodbek Sharipov has 5 years of experience with international projects and organizations in the fields of legal trainings, youth education, and social justice. He is skilled in research analysis, programming and project implementation in specialized fields of legal education and legal trainings. Sherzodbek has volunteered and worked and volunteered with international organizations and projects in Uzbekistan and abroad. Most recently, Sherzodbek was a Junior Policy and Advocacy Officer at the Mental Disability Advocacy Center (MDAC) in Budapest. He contributed to MDAC’s domestic and international advocacy programming, as well as legal research for international projects on monitoring psychiatric institutions. In addition, Sherzodbek served as a National Consultant for the United Nations Development Program (UNDP Uzbekistan) on the Free Legal Aid and Legal Clinics project and he has been assisting in establishing Legal Clinics in Uzbekistan. He obtained his Bachelors Degree in International Relations from Tashkent State Institute of Oriental Studies in Uzbekistan and he completed a Masters in Human Rights from Central European University, Hungary, in 2008.

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Host Organization: US International Council on Disabilities