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Sammy Jacobs Abbey Jubilee House, 1996
Mr. Sammy Jacobs Abbey, is a Conflict Analyst
and a Director at the
International Centre for Conflict and Human Rights Analysis (ICCHRA-International).
His background is in International Humanitarian Law with indebt knowledge
and extensive study into Conflict Management and Peace building Processing. He
became involved in several international projects from which he learned
firsthand that other cultures also struggle with how best to resolve differences
and conflict as a mutually beneficial way.
After much experience in his career as a conflict Analyst, he served with the
West Africa Youth Network as a volunteer liaison officer to the
Economic Community of West
African States (ECOWAS) and then worked several years as a peace trainer,
conflict analyst, human rights activist, social entrepreneur and social change
activist in Africa, Europe, Asia, Middle East, Far East and South America.
In the past, Mr. Abbey has worked with West Africa Youth Network (WAYN)
as its Director of Communication and liaison officer to ECOWAS and member of the
ECOWAS Youth Parliamentary
Action Group. He later became the Editor-in-Chief of the
West Africa Youth Network newsletter. In August 2005 he was made an Honorary
Peace Ambassador by the Apeadu Peace Centre at a ceremony witnessed by Audrey
Kitagawa, Special Representative of the UN Secretary General on
associated with armed conflict.
Mr. Abbey has previously worked as the Head of Economic and Social Council of
the African Youth Development Alliance, International Civil Society Organization
based in Nigeria with networks in over 50 countries in Africa. Professionally he
has academic background and training at both national and international fields.
His background is on Conflict Management and Peace-building from The Network
University in The Netherlands, and he also attended the University of Ghana and
Graduate School of Management for his Institute of Commercial Management UK
Graduate Diploma in International Business Communication, and Youth Leadership
Certificate at the West Africa Youth Institute, University of Sierra Leone,
Fourah Bay College. He also holds certificates in Youth and Social Leadership,
Certificates in Sustainable Development, Certificate in NEPAD
and MDG Studies,
and Certificate in American Contemporary History, Certificate in Human Rights
Studies, Certificate in Negotiation and Alternative Dispute Resolution,
Certificate in Peace-building and Conflict Management. He has recently been
appointed as the Regional Programs Director, Sub Saharan Africa for
Youth for Human
Mr. Abbey is a Santaclausian with the 1996 year group