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Tag Elkhazin

Senior Fellow

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

Tag trained and worked in Sudan, Sweden, Germany, United States of America, Saudi Arabia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Eritrea, Nigeria, Chad, Canada and the United Kingdom in Conflict and its Resolution, Peace Building, Water Resources, Human Resources, Implementation of Infra Structural and Energy Projects. He trained extensively in Strategic Studies, Peace Building and Alternative Dispute Resolution in the United Kingdom and Canada. Tag is a member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Institute of Canada and the International Institute 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 and Democracy Centre, North South Institute, The Centre for Inter-Cultural Learning, USAID, The World Bank Multi Donor Trust Fund and for the Government of South Sudan and Shell Nigeria among others. He is an adjunct professor at Carleton University, Institute of African Studies, and senior fellow at NPSIA of Carleton University.

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. Tag was retained by Sen. Lois Wilson, Canada’s first Peace Envoy to Sudan as her personal advisor for two years. He is currently an Adjunct Professor at Carleton University.

Tag is frequently doing conflict analysis on the Horn of Africa. 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.