Resilient Peace Staff

Mr Aime Saba is a PhD Candidate at the Department of Peace and Conflict Studies (DPACS), University of Sydney. His research is broadly on post-conflict reconstruction challenges in post-war societies. He has previously worked as a research assistant at DPACS (under Wendy Lambourne) on a research project exploring transitional justice and reconciliation processes in the aftermath of mass war atrocities. He is currently completing his PhD studies in the School of Political Science and International Relations at the University of Queensland (UQ). Aime’s specific focus is presently on interactions between external actors and local actors in peacebuilding and statebuilding processes in Somalia and Burundi. He is a graduate of the University of Bradford, UK (MA in Peace and Conflict Studies) and of the Australian National University (BA, Honours, in Political Science and International Relations). Aime also worked for the Australian Government’s overseas aid program (AusAID) on various country desks including Sri Lanka, Solomon Islands, Philippines, Pakistan, and North Korea. He worked as a research assistant on Pakistan’s internal security threats at Bradford University’s Pakistan Security Research Unit (under Shaun Gregory); and as a volunteer-mediator for ACCORD-Bradford (UK) and at the South African Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR) in Johannesburg; and has interned at the UN Secretariat in New York (Iraq Desk). Aime is a professional member of the Australasian Evaluation Society and an executive member of the African Studies Association of the Australasia and the Pacific (AFSAAP).

Work Packages


Consolidation of available research and materials on resilience in peacebuilding


Designing and writing materials to establish future grant applications


Workshop in Accra, Ghana, September 2018


Lessons identified, lessons learned, and best practices, to be fed into future grant applications


Dissemination and communication

Institutional Affiliation