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.

If you would like to contact the Secretariat, please click here.

PaRD Secretariat
Khushwant Singh

Head of Secretariat

Dr Jennifer McCarthy


  • Water, Environment and Climate Action (WECARE) Work-Stream
  • Sustaining Peace Work-Stream
Dr Helena Reddington


  • Health Work-Stream
  • Food Crisis Response Work Group
  • Freedom of Religion or Belief (FoRB) Initiative
Andrea Mateja*

Communication Specialist

  • Public Relations
  • Online Content (Website, Newsletter, etc.)
Moustafa Tawfik*

Administration & Contracts

* part-time staff