Saidov Akmal Kholmatovich - First Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Director of the National Center of the Republic of Uzbekistan for Human Rights, Academician, Doctor of Law, Professor.
Born on October 11, 1958 in the Zangiota district of the Tashkent region (Uzbekistan). In 1981 he graduated from the Faculty of Law of the Tashkent State University with honors. In 1984 he defended his Ph.D. thesis, and in 1990 his doctoral dissertation. In 1993 he received the title of Professor of International and Comparative Law. Since 2017 he is a full member of the Academy of Sciences of Uzbekistan.
In 1992–1993 worked as director of the Institute of World Problems under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan. In 1993–1994 - Rector of the Tashkent State Law Institute. In 1994–1996 - Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of Uzbekistan to France and Permanent Representative of Uzbekistan to UNESCO. From October 1996 to the present, he has been the director of the National Center of the Republic of Uzbekistan for Human Rights. In 1997–1998 - Director of the public center "Izhtimoiy Fikr" ("Public Opinion").
He is a deputy of the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan of six convocations (since 1997). In 2000–2020 - Chairman of the Committee on Democratic Institutions, Non-Governmental Organizations and Self-Government Bodies of Citizens of the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic. Since 2020 - First Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
Saidov A.Kh. takes an active part in the work of international forums to strengthen cooperation between the Republic of Uzbekistan and the United Nations and its treaty bodies; European structures such as: EU, OSCE, ODIHR/OSCE and other international organizations. In 2019–2020 - Chairman of the Independent Standing Commission on Human Rights of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation. In 2019, he was elected a member of the Executive Committee of the Inter-Parliamentary Union, and since 2020 he has been the Vice-President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU).
Saidov A.Kh. has over 350 publications and books in the field of human rights, theory and history of state and law, international, comparative, constitutional and Islamic law, published in the USA, Great Britain, Austria, France, India, Japan, Germany, Poland, Belgium, Russia, China , Korea and other countries.
Professor Saidov A.Kh. is a full member of the International Association of Constitutional Law, a corresponding member of the International Academy of Comparative Law, a member of the International Association of Lawyers of the Asian and Pacific Region, a member of the Russian Association of International Law, a visiting professor at Paris 1-Sorbonne University, a foreign member of the National Academy of Legal Sciences of Ukraine.