Making policies work

Philomena Apiko

  • African Union reforms including self- financing
  • Trade and regional integration (AfCFTA)
  • Trade and gender
  • Governance, democracy and human rights
  • International law and justice


Philomena Apiko, a Ugandan national, is a Policy Officer in the African Institutions and Regional Dynamics Programme. She holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and Master of Laws (LLM) in Human Rights Law, from the University of Cape Town, South Africa. She also has a Master of International Law and Economics from the World Trade Institute in Bern, Switzerland.

Prior to joining ECDPM, Philomena worked as a Legal Researcher at Ditshwanelo – The Botswana Centre for Human Rights.

    Election watch: The race for African Union top posts

    Publications | Published on 23-11-2020

    African regional responses to COVID-19

    Publications | Published on 18-05-2020

    Dérives continentales dans un monde multipolaire

    Publications | Published on 28-01-2019

    Philomena Apiko

    Policy Officer African Institutions and Regional Dynamics Programme






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