Early Career Award Honourable Mention

Ahmad Shah - Pakistan

More than 10 years of experience in the Drug Demand Reduction field at the local, national and international level.Ahmad

  • Programme Coordinator for the Drug Free Pakistan Foundation (DFPF)
  • Leading the development of Pakistan Youth Congress
  • Exchange Ambassador for the U.S. Embassy Pakistan
  • Managed the Youth Development Foundation and has been the Training Officer and Field Coordinator of Focus Humanitarian Assistance Pakistan
  • 2012 Emerging Leader of Pakistan Fellow: A Program of Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center
  • Participated in a number of international youth initiatives and trainings
  • Inspire a Generation Fellow: An initiative of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN)
  • #1 contributor to ISSUP’s Knowledge Share from Asia

Ahmad has also participated in a number of international youth initiatives and trainings: 

  • Afghanistan – Pakistan Partnership Summit 2018Istanbul, Turkey
  • Participated in Training on the UPC for Substance Use Series, Bangkok, Thailand, 2015
  • Completed Pilot Training of Master Trainers on the Universal Prevention Curriculum for Substance Use, Implementers Series, (UPC-1) CORE Course, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2017
  • The Pilot Training of Master Trainers on the Universal Prevention Curriculum for Substance Use, Implementers Series, (UPC-1) CORE Course, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2017
  • ASCAD International Conference & Workshop for DDR Specialists 2014 in MelakaMalaysia
  • Participated as a Youth Leader from Pakistan, 8th Asian Youth Congress, 2011, Pario, Bhutan
  • Represented Government of Pakistan in 3rd Great Anatolian World Culture in Youth Meeting, 2010, Ankara, Turkey
  • 6th Asian Youth Congress in Bali, Indonesia
  • 1st Afghan Youth Congress in Kabul, Afghanistan