Fellows & Grantees

Ndubuisi Ani

African Peacebuilding Network: Individual Research Fellowships 2020
Project Title
Reforming the African Peace and Security Architecture (APSA): Towards a Division of Labor between the African Union and Sub-regional arrangements
Institutional Affiliation (at time of award)
Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC)


Ndubuisi Christian Ani is a specialist in governance, peace and security. He serves as a Senior Regional Advisor with the GIZ support project at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC), Accra, Ghana. Prior to this, Christian was a researcher at the Institute for Security Studies (ISS) in Ethiopia and the African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (ACCORD) in South Africa. Christian holds a PhD in international relations; a Master of Social Science degree in conflict transformation and peace studies and a Bachelor of Social Science Honours in international relations (Cum Laude) from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. His research interests include issues on human security, peacebuilding, regional integration, social cohesion, race, and indigenous knowledge systems. Christian is the lead advisor in setting up the KAIPTC’s flagship Kofi Annan Peace and Security (KAPS) Forum which provides a dialogue platform on pressing security challenges in Africa.