Fellowship Programme

Mustafa Al Soufi is internationally educated, highly organized and driven young professional experienced in youth related issues. He graduated in English Literature from Ibb University with more than 6 years experience in youth policy formulation, project management and advocacy. He is experienced in the fields of social policy, politics, education, women empowerment, youth development and vocational educational improvement with a strong background in coordination of complex crisis situations, both protracted and acute, as well as program oversight. Mustafa worked with different INGOs and UN agencies, such as: Y-PEER, UNDP, the German Institute for International and Security Affairs in Berlin and INTERSOS. Mustafa is working now with the UNDP in Iraq as Livelihoods Project Officer. Also, he was a Global Youth Ambassador at World At School. In addition, Mustafa was the Country Representative for IFA’s international program called Cross Cultural. Mustafa has a great interest in intercultural dialogue and believes that dialogue within and among civilizations is the critical challenge of the 21st century. Without authentic exchange our deepening inter-dependencies may lead to greater conflict instead of cooperation.


UNAOC Pillar

  • youth
  • education

Areas of Focus

  • Diversity and Social Inclusion
  • Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment
  • Peacebuilding and Conflict Resolution
  • Preventing Xenophobia and Hate Speech


  • Advocacy
  • Creative Services
  • Budgeting
  • Evaluation
  • Finance
  • Research
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Motivation
  • Networking
  • Reconciliation
  • Decision Making
  • Negotiation
  • Risk Management
  • Team Building
  • Presentations
  • Proposals
  • Publicity
  • Speeches
  • Translation
  • Events
  • Strategy
  • Trainings

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