Abu Sherif was the Senior Programme Officer in the Peacebuilding Unit. He joined ACCORD in May 2012. He mainly worked on the Training, Policy Development and Research components of the Unit. Abu’s area of interests and expertise were Security Sector Reform (SSR) and Disarmament, Demobilisation, Rehabilitation and Reintegration (DDRR) as well as contributing to other Peacebuilding initiatives.
Prior to joining ACCORD, Abu – who had seven years professional experience – worked for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Liberia, the Liberia National Commission on Disarmament, Demobilisation, Rehabilitation and Reintegration (NCDDRR) and the Liberia Institute for Statistics and Geo-Information Services (LISGIS). In 2009, he also served six months internship with ACCORD Peacebuilding Unit.