President - Lebanon branch
Fadi Abi Allam holds a Master’s Degree in Political Sciences; he also holds a BA in International Affairs and a BS in Business Economics, in addition to his certificates in Restorative Justice, Globalization, Religions, and Peace Building from the Eastern Mennonite University and a certificate from the Harvard Kennedy School on Strategic management of the leaders of organizations.
He is a founding member and president of the Permanent Peace Movement (PPM). His 20 years of experience in the Peace Building field enabled him to build bridges across the region to the world. He is currently the Coordinator of the Middle East and North Africa Partnership for Prevention of Armed Conflict (MENAPPAC) which is acting as the MENA initiator for the Global Partnership for Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC). He is additionally the Regional Focal point for the MENA Network on the Involvement of children in armed conflict and the coordinator of the Non-Violence Network in the Arab Countries. Moreover, Fadi is a member of the steering committee of the International Coalition for the Responsibility to Protect, the International Action Network for Small Arms (IANSA), and of Control Arms.
Mr. Abi Allam is currently the consultant of the Prime Minister on matters of Human Security, and previously occupied the position of consultant for the Minister of Displaced in Lebanon from October 2009 until June 2011, in which he was the facilitator of the trust building and the reconciliation processes, and was responsible of designing a comprehensive reintegration and development initiative for the displaced people especially in the Mount Lebanon Area, in addition to the coordination task between the ministry and the international organization.