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Centre for Peace and Justice, BRAC University, Green Delta Aims Tower (13th floor) 51-52 Mohakhali C/A Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh

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Mr. Shahariar Sadat is the Deputy Executive Director of Centre for Peace and Justice (CPJ) at BRAC University. Mr. Sadat is one of the founding team members of CPJ from 2016 to 2019.  He re-joined the CPJ team in April 2021 as the first Director, responsible for  Academic and Legal Empowerment. His portfolio also includes the Refugee Studies Unit (RSU) in Cox’s Bazar.  

Shahariar is an Advocate of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh and an accredited mediator and master trainer on mediation. Prior to joining CPJ in 2021, he was the Head of the Programme of Human Rights and Legal Aid Services (HRLS) at BRAC (2019- 2021). 

Shahariar is a mediator of The World Bank Accountability Mechanism, Global Mediation Panel of the United Nations, Compliance Advisor Ombudsman of the World Bank Group and, Independent Redress mechanism of Green Climate Fund. He is also a panel mediator and master trainer at Bangladesh International Arbitration Centre (BIAC)

Shahariar was a partner and course coordinator of London College of Legal Studies (South), an institution which provides teaching support for qualifying law degree under English law. He had been an adjunct faculty of the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh and the University of Dhaka. He was the Academic Coordinator and Research Manager of the South Asian Institute of Advanced Legal and Human Rights Studies (SAILS). 

Shahariar is an ex-cadet of Barishal Cadet College and completed both SSC and HSC with distinction. He has primarily graduated in Economics from the University of Dhaka and achieved a Master’s in Social Science in Economics. Afterwards, he graduated in Law from the University of London and completed a Master’s in Industrial and Employment Relations from ITCILO under the University of Turin with distinction.

Shahariar Sadat

Deputy Executive Director


Centre for Peace and Justice