Abdullah Saleh Mbamba, M.A.Adjunct Instructor
School of Leadership and Professional Advancement
Education:M.A., Leadership and Liberal Studies, Duquesne University, 2001
B.A., Labor Studies, State University of New York, 1987
I am a former senior United Nations official with a record accomplishment of more than two decades of service serving as Director of the United Nations Information Centre for Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific covering Australia, New Zealand Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu and Samoa. Previously, I was Director of the United Nations Information Centre in Jakarta, Indonesia, Director of the United Nations Information Centre in Islamabad, Pakistan, and Information Officer at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.
Prior to my United Nations career, I had for some years worked as broadcast journalist for the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) in London and with the Voice of America (VOA) in Washington DC.
I represent nearly three decades of progressively responsible experience in public information, media strategies, political analysis and diplomacy, including bilateral and multilateral negotiations with extensive experience serving in development settings, and working on public diplomacy and on areas of conflict resolution, human rights, development, environmental issues, humanitarian assistance, and governance.