Anton Baaré has 30 years of work experience in gender and social development in Asia and Africa, guided by his professional and personal drive to promote human security and gender. He currently holds the position of Partner at NCG Denmark. His areas of expertise include Conflict Sensitivity, Fragility, Resilience, Human Security, Women Peace and Security.

Anton has work with gender mainstreaming since the early 1990, when he designed and managed the involvement of women groups in participatory community surveys and community-managed mapping and planning of small-town water supply in West-Java, Indonesia. Throughout his career, Anton has pioneered the incorporating of gender dimensions in disarmament, demobilisation, and reintegration (DDR); actively involved in high-level peace negotiation; and developed important tools and methodologies regarding gender and conflict.

Gender experience

  • Social development, human security and gender equality
  • Human rights-based programming, social protection, and gendered community-driven recovery and development in post-conflict and fragile settings.
  • Gender dimensions in disarmament, demobilisation, and reintegration (DDR).
  • National and Regional Action Plans on UN Security Council Resolution 1325 Women Peace and Security (WPS)
  • Gender mainstreaming in multi-tier governance capacity development, for development results (MfDR) strategies Localisation of Sustainable Development Goals, with a specific focus on gender mainstreaming (SDG 5).

Country Experience

Africa – Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mali, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Uganda (long term)

Asia (Central, South, South East) – Afghanistan, Bhutan, Cambodia, Indonesia (long term), Pakistan, Tajikistan, Thailand, The Philippines, Timor L’este























Anton Baaré