DR. AZIZA GELETA DESSALEGN

Minister Plenipotentiary for Political Affairs and the United Nations
Dr. Aziza Geleta Dessalegn is a credible and well-respected dignitary who has worked as a diplomat at various departments of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for six years and currently a Minister Plenipotentiary for Political Affairs and the United Nations at the moment. All her experience has helped me to develop my skills at resolving complex issues, representing a country as a liaison for international matters and analyse various regional peace and security issues.
She currently also Advisory Board Member for Westminster Centre for Research and Strategy, UK, London. Plus, Co-Chair (2019) Global Environment Outlook – GEO-6: Summary for Policymakers.She is the former Director General of Policy and Research Analysis Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia. Dr. has worked as Peace and Security Expert at the Department of International Organization, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia and is Public Diplomacy Expert, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia. Dr. Aziza holds a Doctor of Philosophy Degree (PhD) in Peace and Security Studies at Addis Ababa University, Institute of Peace and Security Studies (2013-2017), Master of Art (M.A) Degree in Human and Economic Development in Africa Addis Ababa University, Faculty of Social Science, Department of African Studies, Stream of Human and Economic Development in Africa and a Bachelor of Art (BA) Degree Sociology at Addis Ababa University, Faculty of Social Science, Department of Sociology (2009-2011).

Her published articles include; Justice and reconciliation: the key to achieving peace in South Sudan published on International Journal of Art and Humanity Science, The Cause and Consequence of Conflict in South Sudan (Part A) published on International Journal of Political Science and Development, The Cause and Consequence of Conflict in South Sudan(Part B) published on International Journal of Political Science and Public Opinion, Who should lead the AU? Published On The Reporter Magazine Ethiopia English and Ethiopia in Blue Uniform: Approved Commitment to UN Principles of Collective Security published on Academia.

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