Emad is a Business management graduate. Recognizing the urgent need for Libya to undergo a post-Arab Spring cultural change in 2012, Emad worked as an international soft skills trainer at Dale Carnegie Training, focused on engaging Libyans to solve conflicts via dialogue. To this day, Emad continues promoting dialogue-based solutions through his work in Civil Society on two fronts. Emad is CEO of Project Silphium, a Libyan NGO, and has helped diversify PS’ to become a well-established and trusted platform promoting gender equality and advocating for women involvement in peacebuilding solutions. Emad also actively champions SCR2250/SCR1325 on Youth/Women involvement in Peace and Security, having represented Libya in the Arab States Consultation on Youth, Peace and Security in Amman and delivered tangible recommendations on their application in Libya and MENA. Emad’s works full-time with Peaceful Change Initiative, an international peacebuilding organization, where he assumes a dual role: he leads on the Conflict Sensitivity Analysis for UNDP’s Stabilization Facility and consults on the alignment of community-led initiatives with social peace and local development needs. Through this work, Emad channels PCI’s vision of empowering local leaders to build sustainable and conflict sensitive peace building initiatives.
Sector: Non-Profit and NGO
Main Pillar: Migration
Areas of Expertise: Countering Terrorism, Peace Building and Conflict Resolution
Country of Origin: Libya
City of Residency: Tripoli, Libya