Fiifi Edu-Afful

Senior Researcher Conventional Arms and Ammunition
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Dr. Fiifi Edu-Afful is a Senior Researcher for UNIDIR’s Conventional Arms and Ammunition Programme. He coordinates the research pillar on Preventing Armed Conflict and Armed Violence. His other areas of expertise and research interests include UN peace operations, violent extremism and terrorism, conflict prevention, gender and youth, AU/ECOWAS Peace and Security Architectures and Contemporary & Emerging Security Issues.

Prior to working at UNIDIR, Fiifi worked for the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) in Accra, Ghana as a Senior Research Fellow with the Faculty of Academic Affairs and Research (FAAR). He holds a Bachelors in Political Science and Psychology (University of Ghana), an MPhil in Development Studies (University of Cape Coast), and a PhD in Peace and Conflict Studies (University of Ibadan)

Fiifi has authored, co-authored, and contributed to numerous publications on peace and security, as well as gender. He speaks English, Fante and Twi.