In her present role, Christine is leading the content development, organisation, and implementation of a large-scale executive level WAM course for participants from African regional organisations such as the African Union, ECOWAS and RECSA, or National Focal Points that have influence at the policy level. This course aims at enhancing awareness of the importance of WAM in a wider SALW and ammunition control context. Furthermore, she is supporting national and regional PSSM courses alongside military representatives of the Multinational Small Arms and Ammunition Group (MSAG) and has led the development of a new training module on "Cross-cutting issues with a special focus on the RECSA region", including gender, that will become part of the official training package by October 2023.
Research Topics / Key Expertise
Weapon and Ammunition Management (WAM), in particular Physical Security and Stockpile Management (PSSM)
Development of training material on small arms and light weapons control related topics for capacity-building related purposes; including gender
Countries Of Expertise
- Sri Lanka,
Christine has been working on the full range of WAM processes for 10+ year and has worked for a variety of organisations including IOM, the EU, Small Arms Survey, Saferworld among others. She has worked in a number of different capacities, including as Project Manager, Consultant, PSSM Coordinator and Research Consultant, and her tasks ranged from writing a project application for a Weapons Registration and Safe Storage project and a project description of a Weapons for Development component, to writing a case study on surplus military SALW in Germany for a larger project entitled "Identifying Surplus Military Small Arms". As executive editor in the training and education on Small Arms Project at BICC, her responsibilities included the development, writing and editing process of training modules on SALW and related issues.