he served in several positions in central services and Joint Staff Headquarters in the French Army. He attended a 2 years course at Inalco (National Institute of Oriental Languages and Civilisations). In 2004, he graduated from Grenoble Management Business School where he obtained a master’s degree in international business.
Before being posted in Naples, he served in several positions in central services and Joint Staff Headquarters in the French Army. He attended a 2 years course at Inalco (National Institute of Oriental Languages and Civilisations). In 2004, he graduated from Grenoble Management Business School where he obtained a master’s degree in international business.
His foreign operational deployments include Commanding Officer of Ghana Battalions for UNIFIL in South Lebanon and MONUC in DRC ; Military Observer with UN Iraq Kuwait Observer Mission (UNIKOM) and Chief J2, UN/AU Mission in Darfur, Sudan (2009-10). He was commissioned into the Engineer Corps of the Ghana Army in August 1985 and has been trained in Ghana, Nigeria and the USA (Fort Leavenworth), and is a graduate of the South African National Defence College (2012).
Her awards include International TV Personality of the Year (the Association of International Broadcasters), the 2018 President’s Medal by the British Academy for her services to broadcasting, the May Chidiac Lifetime achievement award, the MVISA Movie and Video Industry Lifetime Achievement Award. She is also a Queen’s appointment to the Board of the Historic Royal Palaces, a trustee of BBC Media Action (the charitable arm of the BBC), and a trustee of Hampstead Theatre.
She also advises organizations with a large globally mobile population on how to attract and retain talent and increase employee engagement. Her work experience has covered both the private and public sectors, including the World Bank Group with its offices across Asia and Africa. She challenges organizations to think outside the box and to pursue change in order to strengthen the employee value proposition. She has a Masters in Leading Innovation and Change from York St John University (UK) and is a certified results systems coach.
He is also a Visiting Professor at the African Leadership Centre, King’s College, London. In 2019, he led an independent strategic review of the UN peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) and in 2015 he served as member of the UN Secretary-General High Level Independent Panel on Peace Operations and simultaneously a member of the High Level Advisory Group for the Global Study on Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security.
He also was the Senior political officer in charge of the regional affairs in the UN political mission to Libya (UNSMIL) and head of office of the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General in Libya. He also served as Senior Regional Expert in the Un Security Council Panel of Experts on Sudan (Darfur) and worked for the United Nations Department of Political Affairs (New York) and the United Nations Environment Program in Nairobi. Mr. Younes Abouyoub holds a Ph.D. in political sociology (Paris Sorbonne/Columbia University) and M.A. in Geopolitics and Law.
He is also a member of the International Academic Advisory Council on Mediation of the UN Department of Political Affairs. He is the author and editor of such books as How Negotiations End(2019),A Pioneer in Conflict and Area Studies(2019), Preventing Deadly Conflict(2015), Arab Spring: Negotiating in the Shadow of the Intifada(2015), The Global Power of Talk(2012).