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To combat prejudices and painful memories we need to do more with Parliamentarians.- His Excellency Mohamed A. Sahnoun

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Staff

AWEPA staff work in offices in both Africa and Europe, with the organisation’s headquarters located in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. A second European office is situated in Brussels, Belgium. In Africa there are eleven offices, including two Regional Offices in South Africa and Uganda respectively. The AWEPA country offices are located in in Benin, Burundi, DRC , Kenya, Mali, Mozambique, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda.

Management Team

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Mr. Theo Kralt
Chief Administrative Officer

Jeff Balch
Prof. Jeff Balch
Director Research & Evaluation
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Ms. Kris Debref
Director Bilateral Programmes
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Ms. Kudzai Leslie Makombe 
Deputy Director Bilateral Programmes
& Partner Relations
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Ms. Marion Verweij
Head of President’s Office

The Netherlands Office (Headquarters)

Project Team

Liselot Bloemen

Ms. Liselot Bloemen
Programme Manager

Tatjana van der Ham
Ms. Tatjana van den Ham
Programme Manager
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Ms. Ingrid Johansen
Programme Manager

Coordination / Guidance & Support

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Mr. Nicolaas van der Wilk
Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

Communications Department

 
Ms. Emanuela Falzon Campbell
Communications Officer

Finance Department

Martien Smeding
Mr. Martin Smeding
Senior Financial Officer
Sahila El Fahsi
Ms. Sahila El Fahsi
Financial Officer
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Ms. Gül Mert
Financial Officer
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Ms. Ludivine Bry
Junior Project Controller

Human Resources Department


Ms. Martien Meenhorst
Human Resources Officer

Secretariat

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Ms. Jackie Kaaria
Head of Secretariat/
ICT Officer

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Ms. Chiara Graniero 
Office Support Worker

Belgium Office

Patrick Luabeya
Mr. Patrick Luabeya
Programme Coordinator

Benin Office

Ms. Josiane Foundohou
Programme Manager


Ms. Véronique Tonoukouen 
Logistical and Financial Officer

Burundi Office

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Ms. Angeline Nahimana
Project and Administrative Officer

Democratic Republic of Congo Office

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Ms. Gertrude Bamba Makabi
Project Officer / AWEPA Representative

Kenya Office

Chris Kaija-Kwamya
Mr. Chris Kaija-Kwamya
Programme Coordinator
Peninah Ogeto
Ms. Peninah Ogeto
Head of Office /
Financial and
Adminstration Officer

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Ms. Ann Nyambura
Programme Manager

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Ms. Joyce Mbatha Lucas
Office Assistant

Mali Office

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Mr. Antoine Brasset
Programme Coordinator
West Africa

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Ms. Astan Konandji
Financial and Logistical Officer

Mozambique Office

Elisa Muianga
Ms. Elisa Muianga
Acting Head of Office and Project Officer
Amarilia Mutemba
Ms. Amarilia Mutemba
AWEPA Representative and Project Officer
Zaida Maria de Pena Beete
Ms. Zaida Maria de Pena Beete
Financial Officer

Ms. Alzira Muchanga
Project Officer
Rosita Alberto
Ms. Rosita Alberto
Project Officer
 Telma Mahiquene
Ms. Telma Mahiquene
Programme & Administrative Assistant

 

AWEPA Regional Office Cape Town, South Africa

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Ms. Kudzai Leslie Makombe 
Deputy Director Bilateral
Programmes & Partner Relations
Programme Coordinator
Zimbabwe
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Ms. Alexandrina P. Wonani
Head of Office
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Ms. Kristen Heim
Programme Manager

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Ms. Chivimbiso Gava
Project Officer

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Mr. Siphathise Dyongo
Project Assistant

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Ms. Chanele Adams
Project Assistant

 

AWEPA Regional Central, East and West Africa Office

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Ms. Kris Debref
Director
Bilateral Programmes
Programme coordinator
South Sudan

 Peter Elamu

Mr. Peter Elamu
Administrative Officer

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Mr. Innocent Minega
Liaison Officer
Bilateral Programmes
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Mr. Jackson Baa
Project Officer

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Mr. Moses Bainipai Oliver
Legislative Officer

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Mr. Umar Turyakira
Logistics Officer

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Mr. John Simon Yokwe
Operations Support Officer

Tanzania Office


Ms. Anoek van der Vinne
Programme Officer
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Ms. Geraldine Rwekaza
Programme Assistant

Uganda Office

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Mr. Andrew Namara
Programme Manager
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Mr. Simon Jude Zikusooka
Regional Finance Officer