Anas Alabbadi
Country: Austria Language: English, Arabic

Chief, Global Practices Hub

Anas is the Chief of the Centre’s Global Practices Hub ensuring that programmes in capacity development, international networking, and the Dialogue Knowledge Hub are strategically designed, implemented, managed and evaluated systematically. Programmes within the Global Practices Hub include, the International Fellows Programme, People Seeking Refuge in Europe, Scouts and Youth programmes, e-learning, the Peace Map Project, as well as networking and collaborating with international organizations and networks.

His professional experience includes developing, training, and facilitating professional programmes in peace and conflict resolution, interreligious and intercultural dialogue, interreligious dialogue education, capacity development, networking, youth empowerment and participation for diverse groups.

Anas’ experience includes several interreligious initiatives, such as serving as a Global Trustee with the United Religions Initiative from 2008 to 2012. He has conducted training programmes on interreligious and intercultural dialogue in over 40 countries. He also developed and co-authored several training manuals in the field of Dialogue and Peacebuilding; including the "Dialogue for Peace Manual: Guide for Dialogue Ambassadors", published by KAICIID and the World Organization of the Scout Movement (2018). He is the author of “The Role of Culture in International Negotiation: the Jordanian-Israeli Peace Negotiation as a Case-Study” (Beyrouni publishers, Jordan, 2012). He has a master’s degree in International Peace and Conflict Resolution from the American University in Washington D.C., USA