OPENING & CLOSING SESSIONS
12 November 2023
In the past she served as Special advisor in the Cabinet of the first High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Policy Catherine Ashton and in other several senior position in the European Commission Cabinets and European Parliament services. [...] Head of the African Governance Architecture and the African Peace and Security Architecture (AGA-APSA) Secretariat and the Senior Human Rights Expert within the Governance and Conflict Prevention Directorate of the Department of Political Affairs, Peace and Security of the African Union Commission. [...] in international relations from the University of South Carolina, has published articles and book chapters on development and democratization, and has taught at the University of South Carolina, Georgia State University, and Sewanee - the University of the South. [...] Wandira is a Member of the Group of Friends of the African Union Panel of the Wise; Special Advisor to the President of the Republic of Uganda on Population and Health; Founder Board member of the Coalition for Dialogue on Africa (CODA); and was formerly a member of the AU Panel of the Wise and Co-Chair of FEMWISE Africa. [...] He’s member of the AU Advisory Panel on Democratic Governance and has contributed in high-level missions with the African Union and the United Nations and in the drafting of AUEOM reports as well as the 2022 Annual Report on Elections in Africa: “Democracy at Work”.