Director of the Global Peace Council Canada The Centre for Peace Advancement at Conrad Grebel University College, affiliated with the University of Waterloo
Jahan Zeb completed his M.Sc. at the University of Peshawar in 1990 and his M.A. in peace and conflict studies at the University of Waterloo in 2014. His graduate work focused on peace and development issues in conflicted areas of Pakistan. Zeb has been involved in and responsible for developing strategies for dealing with local and regional peacebuilding through peace education, dialogue, conflict transformation, empowerment of women and young people, policy development, and partnerships for building projects in Pakistan, Canada, and the United States. He has experience with a range of organizations: the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government in Pakistan, the Gandhi Peace Festival at McMaster University, the city of Hamilton, the Community Child Abuse Council of Canada, and the Conrad Grebel University College, Waterloo. Zeb is also an adviser to the chair of the Malala Fund and a member of the United Nations Inter-Agency Network on Youth Participation in Peacebuilding. His research areas include conflict analysis, dialogue, Jirga, Sulha, nonviolent movements, and the design and development of organizations.
Zeb is a founding member and director of the Global Peace Council Canada incubated in the Centre for Peace Advancement at the University of Waterloo, where he is developing curricula and facilitating partnerships among universities, NGOs, and governments in Pakistan, Canada, and the United States to empower women and young people through education, exchange programs, and dialogue for peacebuilding.
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