Abdel Rahman Adam

Abdel Rahman Adam is a Sudanese journalist with a great area of interest in the field of research related to education, migration and relief work. During his studies at Juba university in Khartoum (1999 -2005), Abdel Rahman was a political and human rights activist. After he graduated from the university he continued with his human rights work as an activist, and as a professional humanitarian worker with the Norwegian Church Aid- ACT/Caritas in Darfur, then with Sudan Social Development Organization (SUDO) as head of the office in Nyala- South Darfur Area. And later Abdel Rahman joined Free Press Unlimited as Sudan Field Coordinator and journalist/reporter for Radio Dabanga.

He attained a master's degree in Social Policy for Development with a special focus on education and poverty from the International Institute of Social Studied of Erasmus Rotterdam University. Abdel was granted political asylum in the Netherlands where he is now resident. Abdel occupied himself with voluntary work through several Dutch organizations such as U Centraal and One Melodie. Currently he is working as EU Fund reporter and auditor for the Stichting New Dutch Connections in a project callad The Future Academy which is targeting refugees between the ages of 16 to 29 years. In addition, Abdel works as a contact person for the new arrivals in the municipality of Utrechtse Heuvelrug where he lives with his wife and three children.