Executive Director: Centre for Conflict Resolution and Visiting Professor, University of Johannesburg

A former Rhodes Scholar at the University of Oxford, Dr Adebajo was the director of the African Programme at the International Peace Institute in New York and also served on UN missions in South Africa, Western Sahara, and Iraq. He is the author of four books on African politics and multilateralism: Building Peace in West Africa (2002); Liberia’s Civil War (2002); The Curse of Berlin: Africa after the Cold War (2010); and UN Peacekeeping in Africa (2011). He has also edited eight books on topics linked to international peace and security ranging from managing global conflicts to the United Nations, the European Union, West African security, South Africa and Nigeria’s foreign policies, and Nobel peace laureates of African descent.

Experience

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    Executive director: Centre for Conflict Resolution and Visiting Professor, University of Johannesburg