Hamze Haidar Ahmad is the Head of Training at the Police Academy in Beirut, Lebanon, where he oversees, manages, and monitors the contents of the police training curricula. He is responsible for ensuring that these materials respond to public safety needs and follow international standards of human rights. Mr. Haidar Ahmad received his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the American University of Culture and Education in Beirut, his Law degree from Lebanese University, and will soon earn his Master’s degree in Penal Law. During a one-year police training at the National Superior School of Policing in France, he researched and presented a thesis entitled, “Community Policing, A Renovated Institution: Between the Anglo Saxon Reality and the French Myth.” Mr. Haidar Ahmad is an alumnus of the John Smith Memorial Trust program in London, which seeks to promote good governance, social justice and the rule of law. As a Humphrey Fellow, Mr. Haidar Ahmad would like to focus on international law enforcement and police training standards, as well as human rights and strategic management.