Karim Abdelati is a former Canadian Armed Forces Program Editor and Research Analyst at the NATO Association of Canada. Karim graduated from McMaster University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and International Relations. Most recently, he completed a Postgraduate program in International Development at Humber’s School of Business in Toronto, where his primary academic interests focused on Democratic Governance, Trade Security, and International Development Policy. Additionally, Karim has acquired valuable project management experience and report writing skills designing development proposals and humanitarian response plans in the sectors of education and security, using Global Affairs Canada’s Results-Based Management programming approach for international development assistance. As an emerging Humanitarian Professional and Canadian Foreign Service Officer, Karim strives to become a specialist in the field of Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Development in the Middle East and North Africa. He can be contacted at email: kmabdelati@gmail.com