Jemima Njeri Kariri

Jemima Njeri Kariri is a Senior Researcher in the International Crime in Africa Programme (ICAP), Transnational Threats and International Crime Division (TTIC). She mainly works on international criminal justice project and leads on the African Network on International Criminal Justice, for which ICAP serves as the Secretariat. Her focus area is on international criminal justice and transnational crimes in Africa. She also supports work on counter-terrorism and works closely with African Governments and civil society organizations. In this respect, she works closely with the Association of African Prosecutors (APA) and the East African Association of Prosecutors and the East African Magistrates and Judges Association to advance the rule of law and response to these complex crimes. She previously worked for the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Regional Office for Southern Africa (ROSAF) as Programme Associate,Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice. She also served as Civil Society Liaison Officer for the Southern African Human Security Programme (SAHSP) at the ISS, before which, she served as Personal Assistant to the Executive Director of the ISS. Jemima holds a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) as well as a Political Science (with a major in international Relations). She is a qualified training facilitator, has chaired many events and has written on international criminal justice in Africa.