Tag Archives: West Africa Peacebuilding Institute

Austin Onouha

Founder, Africa Centre for Corporate Responsibility (ACCR) PhD, Nova Southeastern University Austin is currently studying for a PhD in Conflict Analysis and Resolution at Nova Southeastern University in Florida, USA. Before studying in the U.S., Austin was executive secretary and head of conflict resolution at the Human Rights Commission (now Human Rights and Conflict Resolution Centre) ...More

WANEP/WAPI, 1998: Keeping Tensions from Escalating into Chaos

The news coming out of Burkina Faso worried Emmanuel Bombande, MA ’02, in late October 2014 as he boarded a flight for Europe. For months, the West Africa Network for Peacebuilding (WANEP) – led by Bombande as executive director for 11 years – had been warning that Burkina Faso sat teetering at the edge of ...More

United Nations development & reconciliation advisor

Sam Gbaydee Doe, MA ’98, PhD Colombo, Sri Lanka Fourteen years ago, Sam Gbaydee Doe came to CTP from his native land of Liberia, where about 10% of the population had died, or would die, in one of Africa’s bloodiest civil wars, from 1989 to 1996, followed by a shorter war, from 1999 to 2003. ...More