Sarwat Dalal Bashi is a Human Rights and International Development Expert. He has been working as a Protection and Rule of Law Manager for more than a year with the International Rescue Committee in Turkey. Prior to that, he worked as a Senior Economic Development Officer for the same INGO. He worked as a Research Consultant for Human Rights Watch, spending more than a year in the emergency division in the northern Syria, investigating, documenting and exposing human rights violations in crisis situations on a rapid-response basis. He holds a Bachelor degree of Law-2005 University of Aleppo; he practiced Law and legal Consultancy for eight years, specializing in Human Rights cases. He was honored by the Syrian Bar Association as a Master Lawyer in 2008. He has a diverse portfolio of certificates received after several intensive courses, such as Protection and Human Rights, International Organization Management, and Conflict/Interfaith conflict management and negotiation – from, UNHCR, IRC, University of Geneva, Harvard University, US Institute of Peace, and Int. Relations and Security Network, respectively. In 2008, he published the book, “International Human Rights and Development”, reflecting on the situation of Middle East countries.
Sector: Non-Profit and NGO
Main Pillar: Migration
Areas of Expertise: Civil Society and Human Rights
Country of Origin: Syria
City of Residency: Hatay, Turkey