Dr. Marshall Conley, is President of Conley-International Education Consultants. An expert on the design, development and delivery of a variety of training of trainers programmes as well as in evaluation and negotiation, Dr. Conley has had more than 25 years' experience with international organizations. Author of more than 150 publications and professional papers, he has conducted a variety of contract work and projects for the Canadian Government (Foreign Affairs Canada, Department of Canadian Heritage, Canadian International Development Agency, Canadian Centre for Management Development), Canadian Commission for UNESCO, various UN organizations (UNSSC, UNDP, UNICEF, UNESCO, UN High Commission for Human Rights, UN High Commission for Refugees, International Labour Organization, and UNCTAD), the African Union, the Council of Europe, the German development organization GIZ, PATRIR (Peace Action Training and Research Institute of Romania), POTI (Peace Operations Training Institute, Williamsburg, Virginia) and the US Naval Post-Graduate School.
Dr. Conley has administered and run projects in 21 African countries, 8 Latin American/South American countries, 12 European countries, as well as in Bangladesh, India, Nepal, and Japan, including consulting on the development of the Strategic Plan for the East African Standby Brigade (EASBRICOM). He was Senior Advisory Panel Member for the programme evaluations of the United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) and the Department of Safety and Security (DSS) 2013-2014.
Between 1998 and 2006 Human Rights technical assistance provided to a number of Governments (reporting obligations under the International Conventions – Antigua, Belize, Benin, Cape Verde, Cote d’Ivoire, Dominica, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Latvia, Lesotho, Madagascar, Namibia); from 1998 to 2013 human rights technical assistance provided to NGOs in 18 countries (capacity building and promotion), plus UNESCO Paris, Moscow & Chile, UNHCR Geneva, UNHCHR Geneva, UNDP Great Lakes Nairobi, since 1989. He has had considerable experience in bringing about change in organizations. Dr. Conley has been a member of over 20 Canadian delegations to international meetings. His specialties include collaborative, problem-based learning, disarmament, demobilization and reintegration training of peacekeepers, education for democratic citizenship, human rights, educational change, bioethics, and web design.Download Full CV