Saeed Murad Rahi

Afghanistan Rule of Law Senior Program Coordinator at USAID, Rahi is a legislative specialist with over 12 years of experience in rule of law, justice, anti-corruption and governance in Afghanistan.  As a USAID Project Management Specialist, Rahi has developed strong institutional analytical and development skills that include advising the Afghan justice sectors on gender integration. Rahi has demonstrated experience developing institutional capacity by advising the Supreme Court, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Higher Education, and the Afghan Bar Association on issues relating to training of judges, legislative reforms, curriculum development, capacity building, court administration, and judicial reforms. Rahi has also exceptional bilingual communication skills developed as Team Leader for the Translation Unit and has facilitated the translation of all documents by the Afghanistan Rule of Law Project for USAID. Additionally, he has published two books in Persian/Dari: “Negotiation Skills: An Effective Method for Peaceful Settlement of Disputes” andThe Mediation Skills in Conflict Resolution”; and coordinated and edited a legal dictionary of 4000 terms in Persian and Pashto. Rahi holds a BA in Sharia and Law from International Islamic University Islamabad, Pakistan and MA in Conflict Transformation from Eastern Mennonite University.