Zahed Amanullah is a Resident Senior Fellow at ISD and leads on ISD’s civil society engagement, communications, and partnerships, coordinating the public and private sectors with activists, frontline workers, and relevant civil society networks to counter disinformation, hate speech, extremist propaganda and recruitment. This work includes research and capacity building for NGOs in Kenya, Europe, and the Middle East. He recently authored Between Two Extremes, a study of extremist messaging during the 2017 Kenya elections. He has given testimony to the UK and European parliaments and has been featured on the BBC, NPR, Channel 4, Sky News, the Guardian, CNN International, Bloomberg, and Newsweek.
Resident Senior Fellow
Institute for Strategic Dialogue (ISD)
Brazil Peacebuilding Program Fosters Understanding and Compassion
Global Peace Foundation (GPF) Brazil has been working with the Department of Education in Goiania to uplift students and families in underprivileged...
GPF Nigeria Promotes Peaceful Election Process During 2023 Polling
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Bringing Education to Child Laborers in India: Aishwarya Chaturvedi’s Story
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GPF Nigeria Peace and Mediation Committee Encourages Collaboration for Violence-Free Elections
The Kaduna State Peace and Mediation Working Committee was recently inaugurated by Global Peace Foundation (GPF) Nigeria to promote a violence-free...
Youth Advocate for Moral and Innovative Leadership in the Philippines
The “Safe Talks: Tales and Takes by the Youth” is a series of conversations led by young leaders to discuss important social concerns and challenges...
Citizens Rally across Korea for Reunification
Building nation-wide grassroots support to advance the cause of a free and unified Korea, Action for Korea United (AKU) hosted four regional rallies...
Volunteers Protect Tanzanian Beach in Climate Action for Peace Service Project
Volunteers with Global Peace Foundation (GPF) Tanzania took action to clean up Mbalamwezi Beach, one of the country’s most polluted beaches, in...
Indonesian Youth Learn the Value of Peace through Diversity
People from all walks of life call Indonesia their home. While it has the largest Muslim population in the world, Indonesia’s famous motto, “Unity...
GPF Nigeria Empowers Youth Against Election Violence
Global Peace Foundation (GPF) Nigeria is helping strengthen communities against election violence across the country in anticipation of the 2023...
Restoring Broken Dams and Dreams in Malaysia
How many of us would ditch our phones and live off the grid among the hills for a week in this day and age? Well, that’s what eight volunteers from...
“Youth for Peace” Campaign Raises Peacebuilders in Tanzania
Global Peace Foundation (GPF) Tanzania’s signature project #VijanaNaAmani255 is mobilizing youth to increase their engagement and participation in...
Students and Youth Leaders Dialogue Against Electoral Violence in Nigeria
Global Peace Foundation (GPF) Nigeria is making an ongoing effort to help reduce election violence across the country in a series of...
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