Stella Sabiiti

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Stella Sabiiti "is an internationally recognized consultant from Uganda with extensive experience in conflict resolution and peacebuilding in Africa and numerous international forums. Her work includes facilitation, negotiation, mediation, reconciliation, training, research, program administration, and advocacy for the peace process and development. Ms. Sabiiti is founder and Executive Director of the Center for Conflict Resolution (CECORE) based in Uganda. She is also a past coordinator of the International Fellowship of Reconciliation (IFOR) based in the Netherlands, where she established the Africa Desk in the 1980s to mid-1990s. She ran a peace-reporting program on the Foreign Service of the Netherlands radio broadcasting to Africa. Previous to that, Ms. Sabiiti worked as a News Editor for Radio and Television in Uganda in the late 1970s, at the All-Africa Conference of Churches in Nairobi, and at the United Nations Envrionment Programme (UNEP) in the Documentation Department in the 1980s. She has conducted training needs assessments and follow-up programs in all sub-regions of Africa and internationally for various government departments, pastoral communities, former rebels, armed groups, armed cattle-rustlers, community leaders, youth groups, police, former soldiers, the military, NGOs, women’s groups, teachers, environmentalists, journalists, and others. She also conducts analyses and evaluations, currently of the peace facility of the African Union. Ms. Sabiiti serves on the National Focal Point on Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) in Uganda following the Nairobi Declaration and Nairobi Protocol on SALW. She also sits on several regional and international boards. Ms. Sabiiti lectures at the European Peace University (EPU) in Austria." [1]