Senior Fellow, Center for Dialogue and Progress
Shoaib is a senior fellow at the Center for Dialogue and Progress, a civil society organisation established in Geneva with a focus on the situation in Afghanistan. He worked as the Deputy Permanent Representative of Afghanistan to the UN in Geneva between 2019 and 2021. He was the lead negotiator of the Group of 77 and China during the negotiations on the conference document of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development in 2021. He has also worked in the Office of Government Affairs of Afghanistan, overseeing the legal affairs and the organisation of the cabinet of ministers. Prior to that, he supervised the sub-national governance portfolio of UNDP in Afghanistan between 2010 and 2016.
Since 2014, Shoaib has taught at the law department of the American University of Afghanistan. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Law from Kabul University and an LLM in International and Comparative Law from George Washington University.