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Tag Elkhazin

Degrees:M. SC (University of Washington, Seattle, USA);

Tag trained and worked in Sudan, Sweden, Germany, Saudi Arabia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Eritrea,Nigeria, Chad, Nigeria, Canada and the United Kingdom in Water Resources, Human Resources,Implementation of Infra Structural and Energy Projects. He trained in Strategic Studies, Peace Building and Alternative Dispute Resolution in the United Kingdom and Canada. Tag is amember of the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Institute of Canada and the InternationalInstitute for Strategic Studies (IISS) London UK.

Since 1995, he implemented consulting contracts in or related to Africa for: Oxfam Canada,CIDA, World Food Program, UNICEF, Save the Children Fund UK, Canadian Senate,Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada, KPMG, the International Rescue Committee, Canada Africa Fund, Mercy Corps USA, The Forum of Federations, Rights andDemocracy Centre, North South Institute, The Centre for Inter-Cultural Learning, USAID, The World Bank MDTF-N and for the Government of South Sudan and Shell Nigeria among others.

He is the a political analyst and author of several articles and assessments on Conflict in South Sudan, IGAD/CPA and South Sudan, Water/Nile Waters, Women, Civil Society, Peace and Conflict Resolution, Darfur Political Process and generally relating to the Horn of Africa. His website highlights his work.

Tag was retained by Sen. Lois Wilson, Canada’s first Peace Envoy to Sudan as her personal advisor for two years. He was member of faculty with the Pearson Peacekeeping Training Centre for two years.

Tag is frequently doing conflict analysis on Darfur, west Sudan and North-South Sudan issues. He is a regular commentator in the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), Radio Canada International, Radio France International and lecturing frequently on issues of conflict in the Horn of Africa.

He is a researcher in archaeology and history of Nubia and the ancient kingdoms of Sudan. He isa keen researcher in the pentatonic Horn of Africa Music.