The 12 members will provide advice and guidance to Peace Direct’s leadership as well as acting as Ambassadors for us. The role of the council will focus on enhancing the effectiveness, direction and profile of our work.
The group will also help us to:
The council are primarily local peacebuilders with lived experience of conflict in Sudan, Central African Republic, Lebanon, the Philippines, Pakistan and Colombia.
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Responding to the appointments, Dylan Mathews, Chief Executive of Peace Direct said:
Sawssan Abou-Zahr, Global Advisory Council member from Lebanon said: