- Name : Mohammed
- Family Name: Abdelghaffar
- Place and date of birth: Atbara-Sudan, Sept 1945.
- Permanent address: University of Khartoum, Sudan.
- Ambassador (Rtd) DRC, Algeria, former Director General of Global and Regional Issues (Human Rights-Environment-Continental Early Warning, Nile Water Agreements and Forums), Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 2005-2008.
- Country Coordinator of Conflict Early Warning and Early Response Mechanism (CEWARN) of the Inter-Governmental Authority for Development (IGAD).
- Recently: Associate Professor of International Law and Political Science, University of Khartoum, Strategic Studies, Centre for Diplomatic Studies, University of Khartoum, International Law and Peace and Security Studies, University of Juba, Member of the Board of Political and Diplomatic Studies, Sudan Academy for Science.