William Deng Deng, Chairperson

William Deng Deng, Chairperson

H.E William Deng Deng

Chairperson

William Deng Deng has been the Chairperson of the National DDR Commission since 2009. After fleeing Sudan he received refugee status in Canada. He holds a BA and Masters degree from York University.

For several years, he has worked in different conflict areas. William Deng began working with the UN in Rwanda to initiate environmental rehabilitation with returning refugees and worked to negotiate with and reintegrate rebel fighters into society.