Dr. Stephen Nkem Asek Receives Doctor of Social Sciences (Honoris Causa) Award

Mar 06, 2024

The International Association for Quality Assurance in Pre-Tertiary and Higher Education (QAHE) is pleased to announce that Stephen Nkem Asek has been awarded the prestigious Doctor of Social Sciences (Honoris Causa) jointly by QAHE and the American University of Business and Social Sciences.

Mr. Asek, a highly accomplished professional with extensive experience in the development and humanitarian fields, has demonstrated exceptional leadership and expertise in his career. With over 17 years of experience, including 10 years in senior leadership positions, Mr. Asek has made significant contributions to peace and conflict analysis, contract and partnership development, and the delivery of peace and conflict programs in fragile and conflict-affected settings.

The Doctor of Social Sciences (Honoris Causa) award recognizes Mr. Asek's remarkable achievements and his dedication to promoting social cohesion, peacebuilding, and conflict prevention. His expertise in conflict sensitivity, mediation, and social behavioral change interventions has been widely acknowledged and has had a positive impact on communities and organizations around the world.

In addition to his impressive professional accomplishments, Mr. Asek holds multiple degrees and diplomas, including an MSc in Education for Sustainability, a BSc in Political Science, and a Diploma in Resilient Markets: Market Systems Development for Fragile and Conflict-Affected Settings (FCAS). He has also received certifications in project management, dialogue and mediation, and various UN trainings on safety, ethics, and prevention of sexual harassment and abuse.

The award of the Doctor of Social Sciences (Honoris Causa) to Mr. Asek is a testament to his outstanding contributions to the field and his commitment to advancing peace and development globally. QAHE congratulates Mr. Asek on this well-deserved recognition and looks forward to his continued contributions to the betterment of society.

About QAHE:
The International Association for Quality Assurance in Pre-Tertiary and Higher Education (QAHE) is a leading global organization dedicated to promoting and ensuring quality education. QAHE works closely with educational institutions, professionals, and stakeholders to enhance standards, improve educational practices, and foster innovation in education.