Ose Okooboh

Ose supported FCNL's Peacebuilding program as a program assistant in 2020, where she worked to identify problems that perpetuate violent conflict and promote bipartisan support for constructive legislative responses to them. In addition to her lobbying tasks, she provided support to the Prevention and Protection Working Group’s Elie Wiesel Act Implementation Subcommittee.

Ose has a Master's in Peace Studies and Conflict Management from Kennesaw State University. She is also an alumna of the Nigerian Law School, Lagos campus, and the University of Benin, where she graduated with honors from the Faculty of Law. Her master’s thesis explored the different roles of international organizations and local organizations in creating sustainable peacebuilding solutions.

Articles by Ose Okooboh

Background Invest in U.S. Contributions to International Organizations 

The United States supports the regular budget of the United Nations through the Contributions to International Organizations (CIO) account. This account also funds the work of more than 40 U.N. affiliated agencies as well non-U.N. multilateral organizations such as the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and the Organization of American States (OAS).

Update My Journey With Peacebuilding and Quakerism 

Growing up, my friends and peers would always choose me as the voice to speak out against societal injustices. As I grew older, these early experiences led me to begin advocating against domestic and sexual violence against women and children.

Background Fully Fund United Nations Peacekeeping Activities 

Contributions for Peacekeeping Activities (CIPA) funds assessed dues to U.N. peacekeeping missions working to reduce violence, protect civilians and stabilize some of the world’s most volatile conflict zones. U.N. operations do not require U.S. troops and cost the American taxpayer eight times less than a U.S. military deployment would.

Action Alert Support Youth Peacebuilders! 

An estimated one in four young people around the world are affected by armed conflicts and violence. Yet all too often, their voices are ignored and their needs overlooked in national and regional peacebuilding efforts.

Background Support the Complex Crises Fund 

The Complex Crises Fund (CCF) supports the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in responding to emergent conflicts and crises.