Johnny Ndebe

South-South Fellow

Liberia

Biography

Title: National Dispute Resolution Mentor, The Carter Center

Professional and relevant civic activities:

The Carter Center-Liberia, Access to Justice Program

Project coordinator, (Strengthening Indigenous Leaders’ Conflict Management capacity in Liberia)

  • Manage the day to day running of the project entitled ‘Strengthening Indigenous Leaders’ Conflict Management Capacity in Liberia’. 
  • Deliver and organize project related training.
  • Survey target counties, cataloguing disputes and determining training attendees for local level trainings in target counties.
  • Build linkages between local-level traditional people and the National Traditional Council by bringing particular disputes of note to the National Traditional Council’s attention for their intervention.

Researcher:

Innovations for poverty action, UNHCR/JPC Peace Education Program, and Landmine Action    reintegration of ex-combatant through agriculture skills training program

Centers for Studies of African Economy (CSAE), Oxford University, UK: baseline evaluation of The Carter Center rule of law awareness in Liberia

Columbia University, USA, Micro-Impact of United Nations Peacekeeping Operations in Liberia survey

My civic activities are basically in the area of creating awareness to local, marginalized, and inaccessible community dwellers in rural and suburb homes.