Abdullah El Hafi

Local Administrations Council Unit (LACO), Syria

Abdulah El hafi graduated in accounting in 2005. Before the Syrian revolution broke out, he worked in the field of accounting and management with several private companies and institutions. From 2011 on, he participated actively in the civil movement, establishing and managing several revolutionary institutions such as the Unified Relief Office in Eastern Ghouta. He was wanted by the Syrian regime ever since. Abdulah devoted himself to the Syrian Civil Defense – the “White Helmets” between 2013 and 2016, co-founding the organization in Damascus and its countryside and sitting in the committee that approved the organization’s internal system. In early 2014, Abdulah started working the UK-funded and EU programme Tamkeen. He worked as a coordinator and then a field manager for the Tamkeen programme in Eastern Ghouta until the end of 2016, then as the manager of the Monitoring and Evaluation for Integrity and finally as a team leader for the Syria Basic Services Program 2. In early 2018, Abdulah was forcibly displaced from Ghouta to Idlib where he started working as a humanitarian coordinator for a development program. He is currently the director of the Local Administration Councils Unit (LACO), a Syrian NGO.

Channeling Local Realities – Civil Society and Power Structures in Syria, Yemen and Libya

Virtual Session 10Translate

How can civil society contribute to conflict management in fragile settings, despite Covid-19? Local peacebuilding practitioners & researchers will share best practices and challenges in pursuing peace and sustainable development

Abdulah El hafi graduated in accounting in 2005. Before the Syrian revolution broke out, he worked in the field of accounting and management with several private companies and institutions. From 2011 on, he participated actively in the civil movement, establishing and managing several revolutionary institutions such as the Unified Relief Office in Eastern Ghouta. He was wanted by the Syrian regime ever since. Abdulah devoted himself to the Syrian Civil Defense – the “White Helmets” between 2013 and 2016, co-founding the organization in Damascus and its countryside and sitting in the committee that approved the organization’s internal system. In early 2014, Abdulah started working the UK-funded and EU programme Tamkeen. He worked as a coordinator and then a field manager for the Tamkeen programme in Eastern Ghouta until the end of 2016, then as the manager of the Monitoring and Evaluation for Integrity and finally as a team leader for the Syria Basic Services Program 2. In early 2018, Abdulah was forcibly displaced from Ghouta to Idlib where he started working as a humanitarian coordinator for a development program. He is currently the director of the Local Administration Councils Unit (LACO), a Syrian NGO.

Channeling Local Realities – Civil Society and Power Structures in Syria, Yemen and Libya

Virtual Session 10Translate

How can civil society contribute to conflict management in fragile settings, despite Covid-19? Local peacebuilding practitioners & researchers will share best practices and challenges in pursuing peace and sustainable development

The FriEnt Peacebuilding Forum is a series of events on current and overarching challenges and trends in peacebuilding. With the Peacebuilding Forum, we want to provide future-oriented impulses for the development of peacebuilding and strengthen the visibility and importance of the policy field in its entirety.

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