Hon. Abdi, Yusuf Hassan

Hon. Abdi, Yusuf Hassan
  1. 1.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

 

 

  1. 2.Employment/Service History:

 

From

To

Employer

Position Held

2011

To date

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

 

  1. 3.Membership of Committees (11th Parliament)

 

From

To

Committee

Position Held

2013

To date

Departmental Committee on Defence and Foreign Relations

Member

2013

To date

Committee on Delegated Legislation

Member

 

Membership of Committees (12th Parliament)

2017

To date

Departmental Committee on Defence and Foreign Relations

Member

2017

To date

Committee on Appointments

Member

Additional Info

  • County: Nairobi
  • Constituency: Kamukunji
  • Party: JP
  • Status: Elected
  • Special Interests: Security, and Foreign Affairs & International Relations

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