Loyce Biira Bwambale

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Loice Biira Bwambale was a member of the Pan-African Parliament from Uganda.[1]

She had been a teacher, and also served as Deputy Minister of Gender from 1992 to 1994 and a member of the National Assembly of Uganda from 1996 to 2001.

She has previously served as Prime Minister for Obusinga Bwa Rwenzururu Kingdom in Uganda. She has vast experience in areas of gender, culture, education and leadership. She had been a Member of Parliament for Kasese District from 1989 to 2006 before she joined the Rwenzururu Kingdom as the 1st Deputy Prime Minister in 2010.

History[edit]

Loice Biira Bwambale was born in Kasese District in the western part of Uganda in 1952. She completed her Primary School from Bwera Primary School, in Bwera in 1967. During 1968 through 1971, she attended Kyebambe Girls Secondary Schoolfrom S1 to S4. From 1972 to 1974, she studied for her S5 and S6 at Nabumali High School.

From 1974 through 1977, she attended Makerere University where she obtained her first degree, the BSC [Botany & Zoology] (Hon) with a Diploma in Education(first Class).

Loice Biira Bwambale
Born (1952-10-16) 16 October 1952 (age 61)
Uganda
Residence Kampala, Uganda
Nationality Ugandan
Ethnicity Mukonzo
Citizenship Uganda
Education BSC [Botany & Zoology] (Hon) with a Diploma in Education (first Class)
Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
Occupation Botanist & Teacher
Years active 1977 — present
Known for Politics
Home town Bwera, Kasese District
Title Prime Minister
Religion Anglican

Work experience[edit]

Training in capacity building and attendance in other courses, conferences and workshops (seminars)
Loice Biira Bwambale has attended and participated in various workshops, symposia, seminars, conferences and meetings on education, Administrative, legislative, gender and civil society aspects and attained extensive knowledge and expertise in legislation. Below are the key ones.

Course Venue Period Content covered
Addis Ababa June 18–21, 2009 Attending Pre- AU Summit women - CSO meeting organised by AU Directorate of Gender, Women’s and Development in collaboration with UNDP Southern African region. The AU Gender Policy was adopted.
Pretoria May 20–22, 2009 Participated in a Workshop on Lobby and Advocacy by Oxfam Southern Africa.
Vancouver – Simon Fraser University May 2008 Participated in a symposium on Aids effectiveness in Africa and I presented Paper on Human rights and Aids effectiveness in Africa.
Sweden – Tallberg June 2008 Human rights approach to global warming and climate change (Participant on behalf of Africa Gender Monitor)
Addis Ababa January 2007 Pre-AU Summit Convened by the African Union Directorate of Gender, Women and Development in collaboration with a regional CSO called Female Solidarity Africa (FAS). Monitoring the implementation of the Solemn Declaration on Gender Equality as a participant.
Banjul – Gambia June 2006 Pre_ AU Summit by African Union – Gender Directorate on Gender, Women and Development.

Theme: Gender, democracy and Governance in post conflict countries (participant representing Gender Committee of Pan African Parliament.

Cape Town South Africa June 2006 Topic: Women in Economic Development and chaired workshop Committee on women and Education development. Organised by the Speaker of the Parliament of South Africa
Kopanong October 2006 Workshop on Re- invigorating Women’s Movement in Southern Africa organised by OSISA.
Kinshasha (DRC)Munyonyo (Uganda)Arusha (Tanzania) 2005 Preparatory conference for Heads of State Summit on conflict, Governance, Democracy and Development in Africa.
Wilton Park (UK) 2004 Wilton Park Conference on Parliamentarians and poverty reduction and Gender Equality.
Malawi Lilongwe March 2004 Led a team of Uganda Women parliamentarians to sensitize Malawi Civil Society Organisations on relationship between parliamentarians and Civil society
Egypt – Cairo 2002 Participated in Women Conference on women and strengthening the culture of peace, organised by UNESCO.
UK March 2002 Organised and participated in UK –Uganda MP- Shadow program for Exchange Visits for Women MPs
Harare and Mauritius respectively 1996 and 1997 Participated in formulating the constitution of the Commonwealth Women Parliamentary Association (CWPA) for the amendment of the CPA constitution to mainstream gender.
Tunis- Tunisia 1994 Represented Ministry of Gender Uganda on the Experts committee meeting for pre- Beijing Experts meetings in Tunis.
Addis Ababa – Ethiopia 1993 Represented the minister of women, youth and culture of Uganda at a Conference on the role of women in Peace building and conflict management

Competencies[edit]

  • Educational Administration and Management
  • Political leadership, participation and legislation
  • Rural development and mobilisation
  • Institutional and organisational
  • Resource mobilisation
  • Networking
  • Coordination
  • Public Speaking, Lobbying and Advocacy
  • Communication
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Peace building and conflict management

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pan-African Parliament members as of 15 March 2004

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