Christian Jibo, is a young Nigerian diplomat currently working with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Abuja. Through my job I am exposed and possess the confidences and skills in holding talks with other diplomats, private actors and address issues that pertain my work and government. I have visited different countries around the world to build friendly relationships with other governments and promoting my country interests, whenever the opportunity is given. I enjoy my work, and I want to built more relationship with others, and learn more about the international system through research, participation in online forum, and information sharing for best practices.
Since 2016 till date, Mr. Jibo has been a founding member and board of trustee of formerly Frontline Care Initiative (FCI), now known as Pan African Young Diplomats Forum (PAYDf). Mr. Jibo maintain his role on advising the organization on strategic issues pertaining (PAYDf) operation and programmes implementations, most especially in the area of African Union Agenda 2063, how to engage youth and state actors to actualize the said agenda.
Mr. Jibo, was an Alumni of the African Youth Volunteer Corps, where he served in the Gambia, as Legal Assistant with the African Commission on Human and People's Right, (ACHPR), Banjul, The Gambia 2015-2016. He has successfully contributed on research relating to international law, and relations, including humanitarian law. Among other duty, Mr, Jibo assisted the Commission in its mandate to promote, protect and report of human rights in Africa, most especially the rights of women, person with disability challenges, and children. His driven passion in this area, makes him an outstanding professional in his field of work, as well as an advocate for youth inclusion in decision making process, and governance in Africa.
His vast experiences cut across both the private and public sector. For instance, Mr. Jibo has worked in the health care and humanitarian sector, where he worked as Health Care Assistant, from 2011-2014 with Star Nursing & Care Services, United Kingdom, as well as a “Befriender” with Coventry Refugee and Migrant Centre United Kingdom, from 2011-Nov2011. He engaged asylum seekers in various social activities, and observed any concerns raised by asylum seeker in meeting their needs.
Mr. Jibo has a successful academic record and qualifications. He is an Msc. holder in Global Development and International Law. Main field of study: Public International Law, Management Studies, Coventry University, United Kingdom (2011). Also in 2007 he obtained his bachelor degree in Political Science at the University of Jos, Nigeria. In the same University in 2004 Jibo has his Diploma in Law.
Mr. Jibo is a graduate of University of Jos, with an MSc. Global Development and International Law, Coventry, University UK. Jibo have vast experience working in both private and public sector, as an advocate of human right and good governance in Africa.