Who am I?


Do you need assistance with your communications strategy, advocacy campaign, with research, field reporting or training of communications staff?

I am a senior communications advisor with extensive experience in strategic communications, advocacy, media relations, event management and network collaborations.

Since 2005 I have worked as a communications consultant and advisor in Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi,  Kenya and Bangladesh.

From Sept. – Dec. 2015 I was Communications Advisor for ActionAid Bangladesh. From Dec. 2015 – April 2016 I was in Uganda for UNDP as Media & PR Advisor for Uganda’s Electoral Commission. I assisted ActionAid International as Communications Consultant, Africa in the second half of 2011 towards COP17 in Durban, and later during the following years with various multi-media assignments in Burundi, Rwanda and Tanzania for a handfull of the organisation’s international campaigns. From 2005-11 I lived permanently in Uganda where I worked as Communications Advisor for ActionAid Uganda employed by MS ActionAid Denmark.

In Denmark I have helped e.g. DUF, NGO Forum / Global Focus and Danish Ethical Trading Initiative and written for daily news papers and magazines a.o. Politiken, JP, Kristelig Dagblad, Information and Computer World. At the moment I assist Danida Fellowship Centre in Copenhagen setting up Danida Alumni.

I was Head of Information at  Center for Culture and Development for 7 years (1998-2004) – a center under Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Part of my job here was to lead and coordinate the national PR and communications campaign for the Images festivals.

I have also worked for Politiken, Nordisk Film and Wonderful Copenhagen. In addition I have freelanced for Danish media from Africa, China, Bangladesh and the UK. I have edited and contributed with text and photo to hundreds of publications mainly for NGOs

Vice Chair of Globalnyt.dk 2012- sept. 15. Chair of Crossing Borders since 2013.

Contact me:
Email: vibeke.quaade@gmail.com
Skype: vibekequaade
Twitter: @vqeverywhere


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