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Laura Nyirinkindi

FIDA International (Eastern and Southern Region)
Regional Vice President (Africa)
Laura is a Ugandan advocate based in Kampala, with a degree in Law from Makerere University, Uganda and a Master’s degree from University of Oxford, UK, in International Human Rights Law. Laura was the Chairperson of FIDA Uganda (2010-2014) and is Regional Vice President (Africa) of FIDA International (Eastern and Southern Region), 2017-2020.
Laura is the Senior Managing Consultant at Pro Initiatives Agency, a firm she founded, and has worked there since 2003. Focusing on Governance, Rule of Law, Human Rights and Gender, Laura has worked in over 31 countries since 2006. She also taught Regional and International Law at Kampala International University until December 2007. Laura currently sits on the Board of the Legal Aid Clinic of the Law Development Centre and represents the Eastern Region of Africa on the AfDB Civil Society Committee (2018-2020).

Topic: The gender dimensions of conflict related corruption: the case of development aid in East Africa.