Paile Chabane is new Director of Programs for IHRDA

04 October 2017

Banjul – Paile Chabane has joined the Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (IHRDA) as Director of Programs.

Paile holds a Masters of Law in Human Rights and Democratization in Africa from the University of Pretoria (South Africa) and is a human rights lawyer with over fifteen years of domestic and international work experience.

Following her appointment, Paile said, “I am delighted to work with IHRDA and be part of the commendable work they are doing on the African continent. I look forward to the collaboration of all staff members, that together we may push forward the development agenda of the organization and make greater impact on the continent.”

On his part, Executive Director for IHRDA, Mr. Gaye Sowe, said, “Paile was retained as the best candidate in a tight recruitment exercise…We are glad to have her in our team, and we believe her wealth of experience will be quite useful in strengthening our work…”

Prior to joining IHRDA, Paile who hails from Lesotho had served as a Legal Officer at the Human Rights Unit in the Ministry of Justice in Lesotho. She had equally worked with Plan International and Minority Rights Group in London.

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