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Manzoor Hasan


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Manzoor Hasan, OBE, is the founding executive director of the Centre for Peace and Justice at BRAC University in Bangladesh and was instrumental in establishing the BRAC Institute of Governance and Development in 2005. He is a lawyer cum economist trained at the Lincoln’s Inn and the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is known for his multidisciplinary contributions to development, governance, and justice in Bangladesh. Previously he was the deputy executive director, BRAC; regional director (Asia-Pacific) of Transparency International in Berlin, Germany; and the founding executive director of Transparency International Bangladesh (1996 to 2003). Queen Elizabeth II awarded him the Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in 2003 for his promotion of transparency in Bangladesh. Hasan is a member of the Working Group on Displaced Persons and Hospitality to the Stranger, part of the Culture of Encounter Project.

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