Prof. Isaac Olawale Albert is a Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. He established and coordinated the postgraduate Peace and Conflict Studies Programme of the Institute of African Studies of the University of Ibadan, Nigeria up to February 2007. He was contracted in 2006 and 2007 to facilitate the establishment of the Peace and Development Studies Programme of the University of Cape Coast, Ghana.
He also established the Peace and Strategic Studies Programme of the University of Ilorin, Nigeria in 2008. He is a Consultant to several international development organizations operating in Africa: UNICEF, World Bank’s Urban Management Programme (UMP), UNCHS (Habitat), DFID, USAID, USAID/OTI, FEF, Oxfam, MacArthur Foundation and UNDP.
He is a regular resource person to the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA, Dakar, Senegal); the Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution The Presidency, Abuja, Nigeria; the National Defence College, Abuja; a Research Associate of the Centre for Research on Inequality and Ethnicity (CRISE), University of Oxford (UK) from 2003-2007; and, the 2006 winner of the Africa Peace Education Award of the California State University, Sacramento, USA. He was the Foundation Board Chairman of the West African Network for Peacebuilding (WANEP) in Nigeria and faculty of the West African Peacebuilding Institute (WAPI) since 2001.
02.09.2013 08:30 - 20.09.2013
THE WEST AFRICA PEACEBUILDING INSTITUTE (WAPI 2013)