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Project Management Manager, United Kingdom Division Ahmed Al Khameri

Ahmed Al Khameri is a project manager for the FCDO-funded Yemen Peacebuilding Program, a four-year program to resolve local conflict and enhance social cohesion. Mr. Al Khameri also served as a project manager for the FCDO’s Syria Education Program, Manahel. Prior to joining Chemonics, he spent seven years serving in governance advisory roles to DFID with an emphasis on Yemen conflict dynamics. Most recently, he was the governance advisor under the DFID Yemen team leading DFID’s stabilization and governance efforts. Mr. Al Khameri holds a Master’s in International Politics from City University London and is a fluent Arabic speaker.

by Ahmed Al Khameri

What Does a Systems Approach to Conflict Prevention Look Like?

Today’s conflicts are long, intractable, and more complicated than ever. The last decade saw a marked rise in state-based armed conflict for the first time since the end of the Cold War, all involving non-state actors. Radicalization, organized crime, climate change — and now pandemics — bring new challenges to convoluted conflict systems. Yet, the…

Creating a Sustainable Peace Deal in Yemen: A Discussion with Ahmed Al Khameri

Six years into the Yemen conflict, the war shows no sign of abating. The situation is dire: 80% of Yemen’s population of 30 million requires some form of humanitarian assistance; nearly half the population is in acute need. With violence spilling across Yemen’s borders and threatening maritime security in the Red Sea’s strategically important Bab el-Mandab Strait, regional…