Kees Kingma is a development economist and expert in post-conflict development, peace-building, reintegration and demilitarization. He has more than three decades of broad international experience – operational as well as analytical.
Since 2010 he is a consultant providing analysis, management and advisory services to international organizations, governments and non-governmental organizations. From 2003 to 2010 he was Senior Social Development Specialist with the World Bank; from 2005 based in Kampala, Uganda. Before joining the World Bank, he worked among others as Project Leader for Demobilization and Peace-building at the Bonn International Center for Conversion (BICC) (1994-2003) and in various positions with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) (1987-93).
Kees has published and lectured widely on various aspects of post-war recovery, particularly the demobilization and reintegration of former combatants. Over the years Kees has worked in many African countries, such as Burundi, Eritrea, Mozambique, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan and Uganda, and also in Asian countries, such as Afghanistan, Nepal and Solomon Islands.
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- Eastern Africa
- Soloman Islands
- South Sudan
- Actors in DDR
- Armed conflict (causes, dynamics, prevention)
- Community violence reduction
- Cross-cutting issues
- DDR planning
- DDR processes, programming and support
- DDR-related tools
- International intervention
- National and local ownership
- Political and legal aspects of DDR
- Political context of DDR
- Prevention of (re-)recruitment/recidivism