Ahmed Arbee

Ahmed Arbee, the previous Chairperson of the Africa Chapter  of the International Association of Refugee  and Migration Judges (IARMJ).

Ever since the founding meeting of the Africa Chapter in September 2006, Ahmed has steered the Africa Chapter to be the fastest growing Chapter in the IARMJ.

In 2009,  South Africa had the opportunity to host the first World conference in the African Continent  followed by another highly successful  World Conference in Tunisia  in 2014.

Ahmed established the first  South African Refugee Appeal Board in 2000 in terms of the Refugee Act of South Africa and served as Chairperson of the Board till 2005.

In accordance with the Africa Chapter Document of Governance, placing  great priority on professional development and training of  Judges and Quasi Judicial Decision Makers,  Ahmed coordinated regional seminars in Rabat Morocco in 2009, in Abuja, Nigeria  and Mombassa Kenya in  October 2012.  

Ahmed has addressed numerous conferences of the Association including the CARFMS Conference at Ryerson University Toronto Canada in May 2015.

Currently  Ahmed  also serves in Non Governmental  Community Organisations in South Africa.

Supported by the UNHCR