Ms. Mossarat Qadeem

Ms. Mossarat Qadeem is the Chairperson of the Free and Fair Election Network. She is the co-founder of PAIMAN Alumni Trust, a pioneer organization in preventing/countering violent extremism (P/CVE) in Pakistan which has received international recognition and applause for its innovative model of neutralizing extremist tendencies. She is a civil society figure and activist internationally known for her work on women’s empowerment and peace. She is currently serving her second term as the Chairperson of FAFEN.

Ms. Mossarat Qadeem is an expert on P/CVE, de-radicalization, women’s peace, and security and has spoken three times in the UN General Assembly on the subject. She is a member of the International Review Panel of the Global Community and Resilience Fund (GCERF), Women Alliance for Security Leadership (WASL), and Women Waging Peace. To all her work she brings the knowledge and experience she acquired during her 14 years as a political science professor at the University of Peshawar.

Ms. Mossarat Qadeem is a member of Women Mediators across the Commonwealth (WMC), a network hosted by Conciliation Resources which connects women with a broad range of mediation knowledge and experience.