Digafie Debalke

Program Teaching Staff

Digafie holds a BA in History from Acadia University in Nova Scotia, Canada and an MA in Conflict Studies from Saint Paul University & University of Ottawa in Ontario, Canada.

He is a trained dialogue facilitator and third-party neutral mediator. Digafie worked as Program Manager for the University for Peace, a United Nations General Assembly mandated University in Toronto, San Jose Costa Rica, and New York. He also worked as a Deep-Rooted Identity-Based Conflict Resolution Trainer, Ottawa and Toronto, Canada. For three years, he was International Relations Officer, at the University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, PEI. He worked in Peace Education Curriculum Development, Community-Based Research Design, as Advisor to the Minister, Federal Department of Ministry of Peace, Ethiopia, in the areas of peacebuilding and communications. One of his research focus is on the role of diaspora in peace and conflict.