Kawser Ahmed, PhD

Chief coordinator

Is an educator and researcher in peace and conflict studies who has in-depth understanding of social conflict and its peaceful transformation. While serving in the UN peacekeeping operations in conflict zones, he earned experience in peacebuilding, mediation, and transformative dialogue in resolving inter-group conflict. He developed insights in conflict by studying social resistance, terrorism, and extremism in global and local contexts. He undertook several researches on community focused conflict intervention, refugee crisis, and youth extremism in western and non-western contexts. He is an adjunct Professor in University of Winnipeg (Pol Sc) and University of Manitoba (NRI). He leads two not for profit organizations in Winnipeg, MB, Canada.

Dr. Kawser Ahmed is an adjunct professor at the University of Winnipeg