Specializes in civil society, governance, and human rights
Charles Mutasa (PhD) is an expert in Civil Society, Development Policy, Human Rights and Governance issues. Charles is an Independent consultant who has worked for various INGOs (including Christian Aid, DanChurchAid and Trócaire) and African Regional Networks such as AFRODAD, MWENGO among other local NGOs as an Executive, Adviser and Manager of various programs in the African region and in Zimbabwe. He is an co-editor of two books and a prolific author of contributor to a number of articles related to civil society, health, peace, governance, democracy and African Development. Charles is a holder of a PhD in International relations (University of Zimbabwe), an LLM in Human Rights and International Development (University of Washington), an MA in Development Studies (Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University); an Msc. in Population Studies and a Bsc (Hons) in Politics and Administration (University of Zimbabwe). He has served as the Deputy Presiding Officer of the African Union Economic, Social and Cultural Council (ECOSOCC) and the Southern Africa civil society organizations' representative to the African Union.