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Ms. Nicole Kaneza

Strategic Litigation Manager for Avocats Sans Frontières Regional Office (East Africa)

Nicole currently serves as the Strategic Litigation Manager for Avocats Sans Frontières Regional Office (East Africa) based in Kampala where her focus is on civic space and extractive industries. She earned her law degree at the Institute of Political Studies in Paris and an LL.M degree in Public International Law at the University of California Berkeley.

After practicing in the private sector as an in-house lawyer in banking and financial law, she pursued another career path. She worked as a researcher at the Human Rights Center of the University of California Berkeley Law School, where her focus was on the prosecution of sexual and gender-based crimes in international law. She was a Visiting Professional at the International Criminal Court. She has also served in various capacities in organizations involved in the representation of asylum seekers in Paris. She is from Burundi and is currently a member of the New York Bar

1100 - 1300

Vendredi 7 juillet 2023 Deuxième Jour de la Conférence

Volet 2 – Section sur la pratique juridique

Lieu: Lion

Protéger et promouvoir l'espace civique en Afrique : le rôle et les expériences de la profession d'avocat

Financé par Avocats sans frontières – Afrique de l’Est

Modérateur: Me Nicole KANEZA, Responsable des litiges stratégiques, Avocats Sans Frontières - Afrique de l'Est

Panélistes:

  • Mr. Arthur NSEREKO, Directeur général, Réseau des avocats d'intérêt public - Uganda (NETPIL)
  • Dr. (M.) Justice Alfred MAVEDZENGE - Conseiller juridique principal/Directeur des programmes: Forum africain des juges et des juristes (AJJF)
  • Me Arnold TSUNGA Directeur général, associé principal, Tsunga droit International Inc
  • Me Chikondi CHIJOZI, Responsable de la justice pénale, Centre des litiges de l'Afrique australe

Lancement par l'UNESCO du Fonds Mondial de défense des médias