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Ignatius Emeka Onyekwere

Ignatius Emeka Onyekwere

Division: Peace Studies


Nationality: Nigerian

Research interests: Nigeria, Ghana  and West Africa: Post-Conflict Peacebuilding &Security Sector Reform/Governance, Conflict Early Warning System/Conflict Prevention Mechanisms, Human security and development, Democracy and good governance, ECOWAS &  Regional Security Organisations, Human rights and Humanitarian interventions.

PhD Title: Understanding ECOWAS’s Role in the Interplay between Processes of Security Sector Reform and Conflict Prevention in West Africa.

Supervisors: Dr. Owen. J. Greene & Professor Donna Pankhurst



Professional Activities:

  • Associate Consultant in Peacebuilding and Conflict Analysis at: Austin Consult-Peacebuilding and conflict Transformation Consultancy in Berlin, German (2010 - Date)
  • Peacebuilding Officer/Representative Of World Peace Prayer Society, The Gambia Chapter (2000-2007)
  •  Head of Department Mathematics and Science at the SOS Kinderdorf International School, The Gambia (2001-2007)