Abdul-Jalilu Ateku is a 2014 Commonwealth Scholar from Ghana. His PhD in International Relations is being carried out in the Centre for Conflict, Security and Terrorism, School of Politics and International Relations, at the
University of Nottingham.
His research is focused on EU-ECOWAS relations in conflict prevention, management and resolution in West Africa. Prior to his Scholarship, Jalilu taught in the Department of Political Science/ICDE at the University of Ghana. He also served as the Senior Programmes Manager in charge of Research, Monitoring and Evaluation, Ghana's National Peace Council