Dr. John G. Ikubaje

Chair, Executive Council

Dr. John G. Ikubaje is a Senior Political Officer in the Department of Political Affairs, Peace and Security at the African Union Commission, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. A fellow of the United Nations' Regional Human Rights System. He holds Ph.D. in Peace, Governance and Development from the United Nations University for Peace (UPEACE). He obtained his Bachelor and Master’s Degrees in Political Science, at the University of Ibadan in Nigeria and MA in Governance and Development from the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), University of Sussex, Brighton United Kingdom.. John has published extensively on anti-corruption strategies, transitional justice, human rights, peace and development.

He supervises Human Rights and Transitional Justice within the Governance and Conflict Prevention Directorate of the Department of Political Affairs, Peace and Security. Ikubaje has written extensively and made several presentations within and beyond the Africa continent on issues of democratic and good governance, human rights and transitional justice. He is the author of the African Union and the Fight against Corruption: a Continental Development Architecture, amongst others.