Jack Farrell

Submitted by Melissa Krassenstein on Wed, 09/30/2020 - 11:43

Jack Farrell is the DME for Peace Project Manager at Search for Common Ground based in London. DME for Peace is a global community of practitioners, evaluators and academics that share best and emerging practices on how to design, monitor and evaluate peacebuilding programs. Prior to Search, Jack worked in political campaign organising and strategic communications in the United States & Northern Ireland.

Adrienne Lemon

Submitted by Melissa Krassenstein on Wed, 09/30/2020 - 11:42

Dr Adrienne Lemon is Search for Common Ground's Director of the Institutional Learning Team based in Brussels. Adrienne oversees the quality of global program design, monitoring, and evaluation, as well as all research and learning across the organization. Adrienne joined Search in 2013 as Regional DME Specialist for the East, Central, and Southern Africa. Prior to Search, Adrienne conducted her PhD research in Burundi on political participation during civil war.

Protecting our Justice Data

Submitted by Melissa Krassenstein on Wed, 09/30/2020 - 11:40

In the Big Data era, the information we collect in the justice sector is at an extra high risk of being misappropriated, misused or jeopardized. In this collaborative session with data enthusiasts, we will empathize with affected actors on how we should protect our justice data.

Nathalie Dijkman

Submitted by Melissa Krassenstein on Wed, 09/30/2020 - 11:38

Nathalie is a social entrepreneur who has worked in the justice and human rights sector as an innovator and researcher for the last eight years. She is the co-founder and CEO of SEMA, an accountability initiative leveraging new technologies to collect citizen feedback data, which has been used by the Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs, the Uganda Police Force and the Kampala Capital City Authority. SEMA was the youngest organisation ever to receive the international Anti-Corruption Excellence Award in 2019 in the category of 'innovation'.

Aidan Eyakuze

Submitted by Melissa Krassenstein on Wed, 09/30/2020 - 11:38

Aidan Eyakuze, an economist, is Executive Director of Twaweza East Africa. Twaweza works to enable children to learn, citizens to exercise agency and governments to be more open and responsive in Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda. Aidan is a member of the Steering Committee of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) and the Board of the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data. He is an Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellow.

Oluwatobiloba Adeleke

Submitted by Melissa Krassenstein on Wed, 09/30/2020 - 11:37

Oluwatobiloba is a Project Manager on the Digital Human Rights Lab at Future Challenges, Berlin. Her expertise centres around the intersection of digitisation and the society in the African context. In particular, she works on issues related to digitisation and human rights, as well as issues surrounding the digital inclusion of minority and marginalised groups in Africa. Oluwatobiloba is also a doctoral researcher at the Humboldt University of Berlin where she is completing her research on the intersection of inequalities in Nigeria and South Africa.

Gole Andrew

Submitted by Melissa Krassenstein on Wed, 09/30/2020 - 11:36

Gole Andrew is a Digital Security and ICT Consultant based in Uganda and supporting numerous grassroots organizations in Uganda and other parts of East Africa. The work he does revolves around making digital technology safe for special interest groups like women, journalists, activists, human rights defenders, children, sexual minorities, and disabled persons among others. He is the Co-founder of Encrypt Uganda, a digital rights organization that aims at providing protection measures to the ever-increasing digital threats against at-risk groups.

Financial Accountability for Serious Human Rights Abuses

Submitted by Melissa Krassenstein on Wed, 09/30/2020 - 11:34

Torture and serious human rights abuses are often associated with financial flows. Yet, rarely are these illicit profits confiscated or do victims rarely reparations (including financial compensation). This session will explore potential models to promote financial accountability, by depriving perpetrators of illicit profits and, where possible, paying these to victims.

Jonny McQuitty

Submitted by Melissa Krassenstein on Wed, 09/30/2020 - 11:33

Jonny McQuitty is a Legal Consultant to REDRESS. He is a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales, with extensive experience of international litigation, including mass claimant litigation before national courts (the English High Court, Court of Appeal, and UK Supreme Court), and public internal law disputes before international courts and tribunals. He is a graduate of Oxford University (MA Oriental Studies).

Alejandra Vicente

Submitted by Melissa Krassenstein on Wed, 09/30/2020 - 11:32

Alejandra Vicente is Head of Law at REDRESS since November 2018. Previously she was Legal Director of the Center for Justice and International Law (CEJIL), where she oversaw strategic litigation of human rights cases before the Inter-American Commission and Court of Human Rights. She is a member of the secretariat of the GQUAL campaign, which seeks to achieve gender parity in the composition of international courts and human rights tribunals.