Brian Kagoro

Brian has over 15 years experience working at national, regional and international levels in various management roles for different organisations including law firms, National National Civil Society Organisations, Coalitions, International NGOs and the United Nations. He has experience in undertaking policy research and advocacy in mainly governance, human rights, and transitional justice and development issues within highly reputed national and international organizations.

He has managed multi-cultural teams of experts working in the field of policy, human rights, human security, social justice, development and governance. He has worked closely with Regional Economic Communities, African Union, and NEPAD/APRM as well as UN agencies on policy issues, capacity development, economic governance, and CSO participation processes.

Brian has served on several boards of companies and regional organisations including the Centre for Citizen Participation in the African Union (CCP-AU), the NEPAD Capacity Building Initiative Steering Committee, and the International Human rights Monitor in Liberia. Some of his published work include the following:

  • Kagoro.B.B.(2008), Civil Society Participation in NEPAD/AU: The Dilemmas and Opportunities in NEPAD Seven Years On, Rukato.H, University of Pretoria.
  • Kagoro.B.B (2007), Chaos and Transition in Zimbabwe: Transformation or Mirage. Prestige Books, Harare Zimbabwe
  • Kagoro .B.B.(2004) “Constitution-Making as Social Movement,” in Raftopolous.B. and Savage(ed) ,      Zimbabwe: Injustice and Reconciliation, Weaver Press(2004)
  • Kagoro.B.B. (2004) Prisoners of Hope: The Opposition and Civil Society in Zimbabwe, Institute of Security    Studies, Monograph
  • Kagoro.B.B. (2003) The Opposition and Civil Society in Zimbabwe’s Turmoil : Problems and Prospects, Institute of Security Studies, Edward Lahiff and Richard Cornwell(Edition)
  • Kagoro. B. (2002): Reaping Apples from a Thorn Tree: The Prospects of NEPAD and the Africa Peer Review Mechanism in Resolving the Zimbabwean Crisis. Centre for Civil Society. UKZN