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Task Force

The Task Force has a limited membership and is currently full. New members are invited to join by the Independent Expert once a space opens up. Another way to get involved is by supporting local PWA organizations in your country. Brief information about the Task Force is as follows.

Terms of Reference for the Task Force

  • In-person multi-stakeholder coordination platform:
    • Coordinate activities on the continent and internationally
    • Share experience, knowledge and best practices
    • Develop Communications to advance Targets of the Regional Action Plan
  • Support online coordination platform
    • Provide input on the online development, content and maintenance of the online platform
    • Monitor indicators by reviewing submitted work by country
  • Other relevant work

Membership type

  • Core members: Current core members are from the following organizations and entities: The UN Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism, the Regional Forum on Albinism, OHCHR Eastern Africa, UNESCO Mozambique, Open Society Foundations, Open Society Initiative of Eastern Africa (OSIEA), Open Society Initiative of Western Africa (OSIWA), International Organization for Migration, Mozambique and the International Bar Association.
  • Observing members: Any organization with experience / planned work on the issue with multi-national capacity in the Africa region can:
    • Participate at Task Force meetings as Observers
    • Request to join the Core membership (core membership is subject to approval of current Core members)


  • Online meetings will ordinarily occur once every month-and-half or every six weeks.
  • Extraordinary meetings can occur on an as-needed basis.

Core Members

IndividualRelated Organization
Ikponwosa Ero
UN Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism
Coordinator of the Task Force
UN Independent Expert
Djaffar Moussa-Elkadhum
Head of Office and UNESCO Representative
Katharina Schnöring
Chef of Mission
IOM Mozambique
Alison Hillman
Seniour Program Officer
United States
Open Society Foundations
Christopher Ifeanyi-Nwanze
Communications Program Consultant
Ruth Omondi
Communications Officer
Nomasonto Grace Mazibuko
Regional Forum on Albinism
Adwoa Kufuor-Owusu
Regional Adviser on Gender and Women's Rights

Observing Members

IndividualRelated Organization
Muluka Miti-Drummond
Senior Program Lawyer - International Advocacy
International Bar Association
Geoffrey Katende
Program Assistant, Equality and Non-Discrimination Program
Muzi Masuku
Programme Manager
South Africa
Dianah Msipa
Programme Manager, Disability Rights Unit
South Africa
Centre for Human Rights - University of Pretoria
Jehoshaphat Njau
Disability Rights Project Coordinator
South Africa
Centre for Human Rights - University of Pretoria
Rita Nalunkuuma
Program Assistant, the Democratic Governance and Rule of Law program

Get involved

Are you ready to get involved? Consider supporting local albinism organizations in your country. You can find a list of organizations by scrolling all the way down your country page on the "Implementation" page of the website.

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