PaRD Secretariat

The Secretariat supports all PaRD members in implementing the goals of PaRD and its working programme. The Secretariat's offices are located at the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ) - the government owned German Agency for International Cooperation.

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PaRD Secretariat
Brenda Mbaja Lubang‘a


  • Gender Equality and Empowerment Work-Stream
  • Health Work-Stream
  • COVID-19 Response Work Group
Dr Helena Reddington


  • Health Work-Stream
  • Food Crisis Response Work Group
  • Freedom of Religion or Belief (FoRB) Initiative
Dr Jennifer McCarthy


  • Water, Environment and Climate Action (WECARE) Work-Stream
  • Sustaining Peace Work-Stream
Khushwant Singh

Head of Secretariat

Andrea Mateja*


  • Communication
Julius Kasberger*

Student Assistant

Moustafa Tawfik*

Administration & Contracts

Nadine Niestroj*

Finance Management

* part-time staff