Mr. Tarik Ndifi has a background in political and security analysis. For several years he has
been working on the situational assessment of crisis and conflicts, on crisis response
options, on conflict management, and on the systematic application of post-conflict
rehabilitation measures, such as reform of the security sector, demobilization, and
Based on a mix of strategic office work and several deployments to field operations, Mr.
Ndifi gained experience from a variety of conflict settings and from different perspectives,
including in Bosnia-Herzegovina, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Iraq, Palestine, and
Ukraine. Currently, he works for the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe in
Mr. Ndifi holds a Master’s Degree in Pedagogic, Sociology, and Psychology, and a Master’s
Degree in Intercultural Conflict Management.
In private, he is interested in history, international affairs and the role of religiously
motivated narratives in political discourse, protection of civilians in armed conflict,
migration, and peacebuilding.