Programme Assistant – Operational Research and Partnerships

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Think Tank

The Levy Mwanawasa Regional Centre for Democracy, Good Governance is a Regional Think Tank located in Lusaka, Zambia. It was created by the Heads of State and Government of eleven Member States of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) in December 2006 as a key institution for the promotion of Democracy, Good Governance, Human Rights and Civic Education. Its establishment epitomised the realisation of the will expressed by the Heads of State and Government of ICGLR Member States in the Pact on Security, Stability and Development signed in Nairobi on December 15, 2006.

The Levy Mwanawasa Regional Centre (LMRC) was formally launched during the August 2009 Heads of State and Government Summit that was held in Lusaka, Zambia. It was on this occasion that it was named after the late President Levy Mwanawasa, the former Zambian President who died during his term as Chairman of the ICGLR Heads of State and Government Summit.

Since its operationalisation in 2011, LMRC provides an evidence-based foundation to the ICGLR’s Programme of Action on the promotion of Good Governance and Democracy through Operational and Multi-disciplinary Research and Analysis on Governance processes, Peace and Security promotion at the Local, National and Regional levels, in the Great Lakes Region.

The Levy Mwanawasa Regional Centre seeks to recruit a Programme Assistant – Operational Research and Partnerships. A detailed job vacancy announcement can be obtained from here.

Interested candidates who meet the qualification and experience requirements of the above position are required to address their applications to the Executive Secretary of the Conference Secretariat, 38, Boulevard du Japon, B. P. 7076, Bujumbura, Burundi Tel: + 257 22 25 6824/5/7/9, Mob +257 79 344 901 Fax: (00257) 22 25 6828.

The applications will be submitted by email on: [email protected] with a copy to [email protected] no later than on the 30th June 2024.

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