Programme Manager of the African Center for Peace and Security Training, of the pan-African Institute for Security Studies, (ISS)
Golda KENG is a Cameroonian peace educator with over ten years of educational management, training and curriculum development experience in countries across Asia, Africa and Latin America. She is currently the Programme Manager of the African Center for Peace and Security Training, of the pan-African Institute for Security Studies, (ISS), an institution that trains and equips human security policy-makers and practitioners on the continent. She previously worked for the UN mandated University for Peace in Ethiopia and Costa Rica, the Ocean University of China and the Korean International School in Qingdao, China. She is a guest lecturer in several African Institutions, consults for the African Union and UNDP and peer-reviews for the African Peace and Conflict Monitor.
Keng earned a Master’s degree in Peace Education from the UN mandated University for Peace, Costa Rica, a graduate diploma in Peace, Development, Security & International Conflict Transformation from the UNESCO Chair for Peace, University of Innsbruck, Austria and a Bachelors in English Modern Letters from the University of Yaoundé 1, Cameroon. Her research interests include advocacy for and paradigm shifts in peacebuilding in Africa, the development-security nexus, new threats in peace and security, conflict trends, development projections and resilience and adaptability strategies.