Peacebuilding Centre Associates

Tag El Khazin

Tag El KhazinTag El Khazin is a consultant practising in the social development and humanitarian fields of peacebuilding, conflict resolution, civil society assessment, political analysis, internally displaced persons, women and children affected by war, and community development. He has facilitated inter- and intra-state mediation processes in the Horn of Africa, and was associated closely with the United Nations operations on relief and peace in Sudan from 1988 to 1998. Tag served as advisor to Canada's first Peace Envoy to Sudan and as advisor to the President of the Forum of Federations for the Horn of Africa. He served as senior advisor to the North South Institute and to the Rights and Democracy Centre for projects in Sudan. He is a frequent consultant and analyst engaged with the Sudan Task Force of the Government of Canada (DFAIT). He is a trainer for Canadian Peacekeeping Forces and Civpol on Intercultural Communication. He has worked with the International Rescue Committee (IRC) on Internally Displaced Persons programs and developed training programs for them. He has also worked with Mercy Corps Ethiopia on Conflict Mapping and Interventions Design for better communities’ relations and local governance in Southern Ethiopia. He worked with Mercy Corps Eritrea on situation analysis.


He is the author of several articles and assessments on the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Oil, Water, Women, Civil Society, Federal Governance, Nile Waters, Peace and Conflict Resolution, Darfur Conflict and generally relating to the Horn of Africa and the Subsahara Belt.


Tag originates from Sudan, and graduated from the University of Khartoum as a mechanical engineer in 1964, and obtained his Master’s degree from the University of Washington, Seattle, United States in 1967. Tag is fluent in both English and Arabic.


See: SubSahara Centre