Annie Matundu Mbambi
Annie Matundu Mbambi holds a double master’s degree in public finance and economic planning from the State University of Antwerp-(RUCA) Belgium and is very active in politics and with women, and is the Honorary President of WILPF/DRC and a Regional Representative for WILPF Africa. Working on gender, climate change, Human Rights, Disarmament, Gender-Based Violence, Women’s Political Participation, peacebuilding, conflicts and mediation. She is a Member of AWID, CAFCO, ControlsArms, CNC-ALPC, GNWP, IANSA, Peace Women, PFBC/RDC and co-founding member of the Gender in Action network and the Nothing Without Women Movement. She is also a member of the UN-Women Advisory Council in the DRC, a member of the Board of Directors of XOESE and a Focal Point/West Pool of the Cooperation Framework Agreement for Peace and Security in the DRC and the region.
Assistant to the DRC-African Union Panel on Gender, Women, Peace and Security issues, she has authored several articles on disarmament, climate change, women’s political participation, United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325, and Gender-Based Violence, Aid Effectiveness and the COVID-19 Pandemic. Trainer and coach in various United Nations Council resolutions on issues of Peace, conflict mediation and gender-based violence. Annie was editor of the National Action Plan for Resolution 1325 of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda and Resolution 2250 of the Youth, Peace and Security Agenda and author of the Glossary of terms of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 and its related resolutions of the Women’s Peace and Security Agenda in DRC.
She is affectionately called Mother 1325.