Issoyotou KABISSA


Issoyotou KABISSA     ( Project Engineer, REFED Coordinator)

Mrs. Issoyotou Confort KABISSA, is a Project Engineer. 

She holds a Master's degree in Project Management and Procurement and is also a Technician in Information Science and Documentation from the Cheikh Anta Diop University in Dakar. She has more than 25 years of experience in the NGO sector in Togo. 

She has to her name, a BRIDGE Accredited Facilitator Certificate, and is also an Expert in Election Observation. Human Rights Assistant in the OHCHR-Togo sub-office based in Dapaong-Togo, for the observation of the respect of Human Rights, before, during and after the Presidential Election of March 4, 2010 in Togo, Mrs. KABISSA has a Certificate of training on the international human rights system obtained at the International Service for Human Rights (ISHR in Geneva).

She participated in the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) on the situation of human rights in Togo in Geneva in October 2011, in the elaboration of the Alternative CEDAW Report and in the physical participation in the Review of Togo on the Situation of Women's Rights (53rd session of the CEDAW); in the Lobbying of the CEDAW Committee in Geneva in 2012 

Mrs. KABISSA Issoyotou is a member of several national and international networks for the defense of women's and girls' rights. She is the Country Focal Point of Gender for Results and a member of the COP-GRD-TOGO (Community of Practice of Management Results for Development).

She is a facilitator of trainings in gender, in women and girls' leadership and in social mobilization of women for their socio-economic and political self-advancement. A dynamic leader, Mrs. KABISSA is also a member of the Steering Committee and the Monitoring Committee of Pro-CEMA. Since 2005, she has been the Coordinator of the Network of Women and Development of the Savannah Region (REFED/S).