Independent analyst-researcher and human rights activist
Umed Khakimov is an independent researcher, analyst, and human rights activist from Tajikistan. His main interests are issues related to regional security in Central Asia and the influence of external actors on domestic policy. He is a young emergency leader of the Regional Consultative Working Group C5 + 1 (5 countries of Central Asia + USA) and a freelance researcher at the Asia and Africa Research Department at the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tajikistan. He is engaged in social and political researches. Main areas of social research: access to quality education, protection of human rights. His main areas of political research: integration and security issues in Central Asia. The focus of his current research is on the influence of the “One Belt,
He has 10 years of experience working with government agencies and NGOs in the field of socio-economic development and strengthening civil rights. In 2013, he graduated with honors from the Tajik National University with a degree in International Relations. He is a graduate of the Stanford University Leadership Academy for Development in Summer 2023. The most recent research on “The Influence of Big Power Propaganda on Central Asia Security (in the context of Tajikistan)” was released on the Cabar.Asia analytical portal.