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In Conversation with Dr Shamsul Bari: Development in Bangladesh and the Role of Civil Society
Tuesday, 23 Feb 2021
9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Location: (Meeting ID: 922 3274 9866 Passcode: 972423)
Asian Studies Center
Event Details:

Dr. Shamsul Bari (Bangladesh) served for over
twenty years with the United Nations High
Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR),
including as the Regional Director for Central
Asia, South West Asia, North Africa and the
Middle East. In 2008 he was appointed
Independent Expert on the situation of human
rights in Somalia by the United Nations
Human Rights Council and served in that role
until 2014. Shamsul Bari is a Ph.D and a
Barrister at Law. He has practiced law at the
Dhaka High Court and has taught previously
at the Universities of Chicago and Minnesota.Shamsul Bari, Chairman, Research Initiatives, Bangladesh (RIB), and a former Director of UNHCR