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Wilson Ndenyele

Nairobi, Kenya

 

Short bio

Wilson Ndenyele is a conflict resolution and project evaluation consultant to civil society groups with extensive hands on experience at grassroots level. He has a post-graduate certificate from the European University Center for Peace Studies (Austria), and professional training in the field of conflict transformation in (add organisations/universitities) Finland and Romania.

His thematic expertise includes community development, conflict resolution, Human Rights education, project management, good governance, gender mainstreaming, monitoring and evaluation and policy analysis. 

He is also a part-time lecturer at the Technical University of Mombasa and Moi Universities, Mombasa, Kenya.  He teaches conflict resolution and management and community capacity building and empowerment, Human Rights Education for Community Development courses to undergraduates.

He also served as a head of Field office in Jaffna, Sri Lanka with Nonviolent Peaceforce at the peak of the conflict between Sri Lankan armed forces and LTTE.  Jaffna district was facing serious protection cases such as, recruitment of child soldiers, abduction, killings and disappearances of civilians. Our project also helped the school-aged children to come up with protection strategies against forced recruitment and abduction especially in High Security Zones (HSZ) areas.

Currently Wilson is serving his second two term year as a Board member to InterChange4peace based in Toronto, Canada and part of the team working ongoing project of developing tool box for grassroots based organizations.  He has also served to International Governance Council of Nonviolent Peaceforce. The Mission Fulfillment Committee (MFC). MFC drafts mandates on how Unarmed Civilian Peacekeeping projects are to be implemented in the field and devises exit strategies for winding up field projects in South Sudan, the Philippines, South Caucasus and Myanmar. His role on the MFC was to give a ‘voice’ from field to that informed IGC decision making.

Wilson enjoys traveling, playing and watching soccer as well as playing Lawn Tennis, reading motivational books such as The long Walk to Freedom by His Excellency the Late, Hon. Nelson Mandela and keeping in touch with friends around the world. He has written and presented over seven papers to International conferences. He plans to pursue career in academia, rooted in peace education and peace studies, and remain engaged, politically –active person using peace education and Non violent means to bring about positive  social change in Kenya and  In the world at large.

Why I am a humble bee?

I joined the network so I  can share my vast experience in peacebuilding and in the humanitarian field.  For over 10 years I have been engaged and committed myself to working with vulnerable communities in Asia and Africa.

Thematic expertise

  • Conflict transformation
  • Governance, civil society and participation
  • Peace/human rights/global education
  • Inclusive and sustainable development
  • Organisation development

Skills

  • Conflict resolution and mediation
  • Facilitation
  • Monitoring and evaluation
  • Training
  • Planning and project management