LCDHR Director Asma Khalifa, a Libyan activist and researcher, has been appointed Associate Fellow at Middle East and North Africa Programme at the Royal Institute of International Affairs (commonly known as Chatham House), which is a British think tank based in London, England
Asma is currently based in Sweden and Germany and has been working in civil society on human rights, women’s rights and youth empowerment since 2011. On May 25th, 2016, Asma received the Luxembourg Peace Prize during The World Peace Forum in the European Parliament in Luxembourg. Asma is the co-founder at Tamazight Women Movement, a think/do tank that is working on gender equality and research on the indigenous women of Libya and North Africa and does research for various organisations.
Asma will bring to Chatham House her focus on Gender, civil society, and Libya to the programme.
Chatham House stated goals aim to enable and build peaceful, sustainable and inclusive societies. They are privileged to be a long-standing and trusted player on the world stage and will seek to use this to champion positive change for people everywhere. It has also been a source of independent analysis, trusted dialogue and influential ideas for one hundred years. In their second century, they plan to continue to offer solutions to global challenges.

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