Senior Project Officer - Centre for Conflict Resolution, South Africa
Highest qualification: Master of Arts in Human Rights, Makerere University, Kampala
Mr Mulindwa has 17 years of experience managing peacebuilding, governance, and humanitarian programmes in civil society organisations in Africa. He currently works as a Senior Project Officer with the Centre for Conflict Resolution, where he coordinates a pan-Africa capacity-building programme on human rights and governance. In this role he manages a peacekeeping capacity-building project for security institutions from Great Lakes region. He has trained UN and AU peacekeepers – MONUSCO, UNMISS, and AMISOM – in HIV/AIDS, conflict management, human rights, and gender as they relate to peacekeeping support operations. He is currently implementing a project with Regional Economic Communities (RECs) – IGAD, SADC, and ECOWAS – on conflict intervention support, peacebuilding, and governance through building their capacity in conflict management (early warning mechanisms, mediation and dialogue); as well as interacting with Africa Commission on Human and Peoples Rights (ACHPR) and African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child.
Prior to his work at the Centre for Conflict Resolution, Mr Mulindwa was a National Program Officer for United Nations Population Fund in Uganda. His responsibilities included collaborating with government and civil society organisations in managing and contributing to the formulation and design of country programmes on peacebuilding, human rights, reproductive health rights and women empowerment.
He believes the masters programme will enhance his skills in designing programmes, projects and strategies required for sustainable development and will equip him with critical skills that are pertinent for analysing, formulating and evaluating alternative development policies.