Date

December 1, 2014

Category

Evidence, EXPERTS, HumanR, Integrate, Policy&Prog

WISE Development is continually developing a network of like-minded consultants around the world in order to share learning and experience, and to provide local partnership on assignments.

Immaculee Habiyambere

Immaculee HabiyambereImmaculée Habiyambere is a social development consultant with considerable experience of working with women in conflict zones in Central Africa. In particular she managed several components of the refugee program following the Rwandan genocide, including income generation, and community mobilization within the refugee camp. She was then involved in the reconstruction programme for Kigali city, and development of the Pro Femmes NGO which was the major women’s advocacy group in Rwanda to facilitate the extensive participation of women in the new Parliament, and establishment of a Ministry for Promotion of Gender and Family Affairs. She is member of the Federation of African Women Network for Peace. Immaculee has been a Senior Associate of WISE Development since 2005, when she worked with the WISE Development team and DFID Rwanda, developing a gender audit methodology in conjunction with a group of development partners and Govt of Rwanda agencies. This methodology was then applied by Immaculee and the WISE team across 14 organisations in Rwanda that included government agencies, international bilateral and multilateral agencies, international and national NGOs. Immaculee has subsequently worked with WISE Development on several projects in the Central Africa region including the EU’s Justice Sector Support Project for Rwanda for which she contributed to the analysis of support needs of justice sector institutions.