Paul Onapa is a Social Policy/Development specialist with over 10 years’ experience in both civil society and government in Uganda.
Currently, Paul works with the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development as the Regional Coordinator under the Youth Livelihood Programme responsible for the Districts of Kampala [KCCA], Busoga and Bukedi sub regions. Previously Paul has previously worked with Development Research and Training (DRT), Concern Worldwide, Transparency International and the Uganda Debt Network. Paul’s main areas of interest are in vulnerability analysis and programming, social protection and social accountability. Paul has a wealth of experience in programming, research and advocacy especially on chronic poverty and social protection in Uganda.
Paul holds a Masters of Social Policy [University College Cork-Ireland], a Master of Arts in Public Administration and Management [Makerere University] and a Bachelor of Mass Communication [Makerere]. He is also an active participant in a variety of civic organizations and is currently serving on the Board of the Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group (CSBAG) and Community Transitional Corps.