Humphrey Fellow Khan joins World Bank


2016-17 Humphrey International Fellow Omer Khan has joined the Fragility, Conflict & Violence Group in the World Bank, Washington DC. His work will focus on the European Union, United Nations & World Bank Joint Recovery and Peacebuilding Assessments (RPBA) for countries that are facing or transitioning from political, humanitarian, development or security related crises/conflicts. He works with global leads, experts and country teams in designing, planning and rolling out the Peace & State building Assessments/Strategies.

Mr. Omer Khan is a civil servant from Pakistan with more than ten years of experience in policy development, disaster risk management, development and governance reforms, donor relations, communications and capacity building. He has in-depth knowledge and experience at the federal and provincial levels, working in crisis-affected areas and situations. Mr. Khan is passionate about strengthening Pakistan’s image internally and externally through his involvement in large-scale and grassroots development projects. He also has a keen interest in sustainable development and governance reform. Currently he is posted to the Federal Ministry of Information, Broadcasting & National Heritage, where he is responsible for the training of civil servants in public relations and media management.  Mr. Khan holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and history and a Master of Arts degree in English literature and linguistics.
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