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Tajudeen Abdul-Raheem

Tajudeen Abdul-Raheem is Peace and Security program director for Justice Africa.

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Created: 7th Feb 2008
Modified: 6th Mar 2008
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Justice Africa
Peace and Security Program Director

Description of Work:
Tajudeen Abdul-Raheem is Peace and Security program director for Justice Africa. He spearheaded Justice Africa’s engagement with the African Union since its founding in 2002, positioning Justice Africa as a incisive civil society voice within that body and its constituent organs, as well as acting as a forum and conduit between civil society and the African Union generally.

As a Pan-African representative body committed to development and democracy, Justice Africa also engages with the African Union to support its purpose and to ensure its further success. 

As well as his work with the AU, Tajudeen has maintained his role as general secretary of the Pan-African Movement; chairman of the Centre for Democracy and Development, based in Abuja and Lagos; and of the Pan-African Development Education and Advocacy Programme (PADEAP) based in Kampala and Abuja. In addition to this, Tajudeen continues to produce the weekly Thursday Postcard, a column on African issues that is accessed by millions in Africa and globally, and that is carried in Newsday (Nigeria), The New Vision (Uganda) and on Pambazuka News.

Tajudeen spent 2006/07 based in Nairobi, acting as deputy director (Africa) for the United Nations Millennium Campaign; ensuring that civil society voices continue to be heard in the global effort against poverty and injustice.

(Source: Justice Africa)

Biographical Information
Tajudeen Abdul-Raheem
(At a Glance)
Place of Origin: Nigeria

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