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Friedrich W Affolter

Manager - Peacebuilding, Education and Advocacy Programme (PBEA), UNICEF

Friedrich Affolter is the Manager of UNICEF’s Peacebuilding, Education and Advocacy Programme (PBEA) at UNICEF Headquarters in NY. The programme is implemented in 14 fragile and postconflict countries in Southereastern and Western Africa, the Middle East, Central and South East Asia

Friedrich Affolter is a graduate of the Center for International Education of the University of Massachusetts, from where he holds an Ed.D and M.Ed. Prior to joining UNICEF at New York Headquaters, Friedrich was the education cluster lead in Sudan, as well as the peace education focal point for UNICEF Sudan’s YouthLead Project. Friedrich has also worked for UNODC South Africa (2008-2010) as victim empowerment capacity development expert, and for UNDP Angola as a civic education expert (2007 - 2008), and UNDP/UN-HABITAT Afghanistan as community mobilization training advisor for the Government of Afghanistan’s National Solidary Programme (2002 - 2006).