Tsion Hagos

Program Director

Tsion Hagos is a program director at Amani Africa, where she is mainly engaged in the organisation’s project on the African Union (AU) Peace and Security Council (PSC).

Before embarking on her journey at Amani Africa, she has worked at various non-governmental organisations in Ethiopia and abroad including Crisis Action, Small Arms Survey, and Save the Children where she took part in multiple campaigns and programmes contributing to peace and security in several countries and regions across Africa.

She has also spent some time working in an intergovernmental organisation – the African Union (AU) Secretariat for the African Committee on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC) where she had the opportunity to work closely with various governmental institutions and civil society organisations engaged in child protection initiatives focusing on children vulnerable due to conflict situations. Tsion obtained her BA in Law from Dire Dawa University where she majored in international law courses and received an LLM in Human Rights and Democratisation in Africa from the University of Pretoria as well as an LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights from the University of Geneva and the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies.