Taban has over 10 years of well-grounded progressive experience in the International humanitarian protection field including Human Rights, General Protection, Child Protection and Gender Based Violence. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Development Studies from Kampala International University-Uganda. Taban is presently pursuing a Master’s degree in organizational Leadership at Andrews University in the United States of America. In his most recent role with UNICEF as a Child Protection Officer he was central in Supporting CPIE coordination at the field level, including field Child Protection Working Group, the Provision of technical support to Implementing Partners to reach children and adults with CPIE prevention and response services. Previously, Taban worked as the Head of Protection for the Humanitarian Development Consortium. He was the Roving Child Protection Manager for Save the Children International and the Deputy Protection Manager for the International Rescue Committee and other Civil Society Organizations.
Taban has delivered several training workshops on Human Rights, Child Protection (Children Affected by Armed Conflict (CAAC), Monitoring and Reporting Mechanism (MRM), Family Tracing and Reunification (FTR), and Gender Based Violence (GBV) just to mention a few. Through these experiences, he has developed the qualities of strong humanitarian coordination, protection management, capacity building, mentoring, and advocating for the rights of children including Children Associated with Armed Forces and Groups (CAAFAG).
Taban is very passionate about children and strives to leverage the interest of the children he serves.