Rose Osinde-Alabaster

I have over 18 years’ experience in Water and Sanitation Governance, holding a master’s degree in water governance and conflict resolution from University of Bradford, UK, and an MPhil in sociolinguistics. I have worked with a number of international agencies as staff  and consultant including UNICEF Kenya/ESARO, UNEP (with AMCEN Secretariat), UNDP, SIWI, the Africa Development Bank (AWF and OWAS ). In Africa  I have worked in a number of countries including Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Ethiopia , South Africa, Botswana, Swaziland, Namibia, Lesotho, Mozambique, and Ghana. My experience is mainly in formulating programmes/projects, management and evaluation.

Currently working with WaterLex as the programme director for the Africa region, promoting the implementation and monitoring of the human rights to water and sanitation. Solid experience in concept formulation for development initiatives, undertaking technical  and policy research, tools development and targeted capacity enhancement for better water and sanitation governance in the context of the current sustainable development agenda. At WaterLex I engage parliamentarians, government departments, national human rights institutions, development partners and civil society to enhance understanding and capacities necessary for accelerating access to safe, affordable and sustainable water and sanitation.