Amama Mbabazi, our New Advisory Board Member

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Amama Mbabazi, our New Advisory Board Member

Amama Mbabazi, former Prime Minister of Uganda, joins the Advisory Board of the Brazzaville Foundation

 

The Brazzaville Foundation is honoured to welcome the Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi to its Advisory Board.
Jean-Yves Ollivier, Chairman of the Brazzaville Foundation, said: “We are delighted that Amama Mbabazi, the distinguished Ugandan statesman, has agreed to join the Foundation’s Advisory Board“.

Before becoming Prime Minister of Uganda (2011-2014), he held several Cabinet posts, including Minister of Defence, Minister of Security and Attorney General. As Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, he negotiated the Lusaka Peace Agreement that ended hostilities in the DRC, secured the withdrawal of foreign forces and re-established central government administration. He also represented Uganda in the IGAD mediation in the Sudan conflict.


Among his many other positions, he is a founding member of the Uganda AIDS Commission (1990-1995) and chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Joint Clinical Research Centre which contributed to vaccine development and HIV care.

 

Please find below a press release in French published in Jeune Afrique 

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