Jutta Kepplinger
VIDC.NorthSouthDialogue
Mobile: +43(0)699 11 686167
Phone.: 01 713 35 94
Fax: 01 713 35 94 
kepplinger@remove-this.nordsueddialog.org
kepplinger@remove-this.vidc.org


Mag. rer.soc.oec.,Sociology at Johannes Kepler University Linz with focus on Political Sociology and Development Policy

Study visits to South Africa and Namibia

Since October 2013, program coordination of the NorthSouthDialogue of Parliamentsat the VIDC

Since 2010 local policy expert missions for the GEZA project “Sustainable peace building”to Northern Uganda

Since July 2008, program coordinationof the NorthSouthDialogue of Parliamentswith frequent missions to Mozambique

2006 to 2008 program officer of the NorthSouthDialogue of Parliaments at GEZA (GemeinnützigeEntwicklungszusammenarbeit GmbH) 

Since October 2003, deputy mayor of the district town of Eferding in Upper Austria, portfolio: youth, integrationand infrastructure

1996 to 2002 personal assistant and advisor of MP Inge Jäger, head of the development policy committee at the Austrian Parliament

Expertise

  • Development Policy
  • Southern Africa
  • Democratization and Parliaments
  • Peace Building and Local Governance
  • Twinning Partnerships

Focus of activity

  • Information work for MPs and staff on relevant and current development issues and trends. Production of print and electronic newsletters, planning and organizing events on development policy issues in the Austrian Parliament.
  • Planning, preparation, coordination and monitoring of different activities in the field of public relations and the implementation of a modern information and communication technology system at the Mozambican Assembleia da Repúblicawith the involvement of experts and representatives of the Austrian Parliament and the Portuguese Assembleia da República.

Events

  • “Aus Frauensicht – Frauen in Nachkriegssituationen in Afrika”, November 2013
  • „Südafrika: Vom Apartheidstaat zur Rainbow Nation – und weiter?“, May 2012
  • Symposium „Frauenstimmen: Die Bedeutung von Frauen für Friedensprozesse in Afrika“, May 2011
  • „Afrika in der Globalisierungsfalle?“, June 2009
    „Zimbabwe – vom „Brotkorb“ zur „Armutsfabrik“ des südlichen Afrika?“, March 2009
  • „Frauen.stärken – ein österreichisch-afrikanischer Dialog“, November 2007