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    Abdi , Yusuf Hassan

    Title : Legislator
    Role :
    County : Nairobi
    Constituency : Kamukunji
    Party : The National Alliance
    Type : Elected
    Status : Current
    Special Interests :

    Biography

    1. Date of Birth: Year 1953 Month March Date 9th
    2. Gender:   Male
    3. Marital Status: Married
    4. Religion: Muslim
    5. Education Background:

    From

    To

    Education Institution

    Qualification

     

     

    Tufts University, Medford, MA, USA; The Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy

     

    Master of Arts (Law & Diplomacy)

     

     

    Middlesex University, London, UK

     

    Bachelor of Arts (Humanities)

     

     

    Middlesex University, London, UK

    Diploma of Higher Education

     

      6. Employment/Service History:

      From

      To

      Employer

      Position Held

      2011

      2013

      Kenya National Assembly

      Member Of Parliament, Kamukunji Constituency

      2008

      2011

      UNHCR

      Senior Global Communication Advisor

      • May – November 2008 – Pretoria, South Africa
      • November 2008 – March 2011 - Nairobi

      January

      2008

      May

      2008

      UN, New York

      Senior Officer

      November

      2005

      September

      2007

      IRIN-OCHA, Dubai, UAE and Nairobi, Kenya

      Deputy Coordinator/Director

      November

      2001

      June 2002

      UN Kabul, Afghanistan

      Senior Spokesman

      September

      1999

      October 2001

       

      Senior Spokesperson, South West and Central Asia Region

      January

      1994

      September

      1999

       

      Senior External Media Relations and Public Information Officer for Southern SADC Region

      September

      1992

      December

      1993

      Voice of America, Washington D.C., USA

      Senior Editor

      December

      1990

       

      August 1992

      The Namibia Broadcasting Corporation, Windhoek, Namibia

      Director/Senior Controller

      September

      1989

      November

      1990

      BBC World Service, London, UK

      Acting Head of Service

      March 1984

      August

      1989

      Africa Events, London, UK

      Co-founder/Senior Editor

      February

      1979

       

      March 1984

      BBC External Service, London, UK

      Producer

      January

      1978

      December 1978

      Arab Times, Kuwait City, Kuwait

      Reporter

      June 1974

       

      October 1977

      Announcer/Producer

      Voice of Kenya, Nairobi

        7. Areas of Interest: Security, and Foreign Affairs & International Relations

        8. Hobbies: Reading, Writing, Swimming & Jogging

        Membership of Committees

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        Contacts

        1. Postal Address: P. O. Box 41842  00100 Nairobi
        2. Office Telephone: 254-20-2221291 Extension 32418
        3. Email Address: yusuf.hassan@ymail.com
        4. Cell Phone: 0702-999295