Name: Ms. Wambui Njogu
Department: Public Law
Designation/Position:Tutorial Fellow
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Contact Address: 43844-00100 Nairobi

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SELECTED WORKSHOPS, SEMINARS AND TRAININGS CONDUCTED AND OR FACILITATED

  • Attended the PhD Academy Seminar and Conference held in Changsha and Beijing, China.   December 2019.
  • Attended the African Forum for Doctoral Research in Human Rights (AFRIDOORS) held at the School of Law, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia. October 2019
  • Nominated as a Participant in a Doctoral Research Writing Fellowship at the Centre for Human Rights, University of Addis Ababa, organised by Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law (RWI). November to December 2018.
  • Participated in the Regional Africa Programme Academic Network Research Symposium organised by Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law (RWI). November 2018.
  • Nominated as a Participant in a Research Writing Fellowship at the Centre for Human Rights, University of Addis Ababa, organised by Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law (RWI). November – December 2018.
  • Attended the African Forum for Doctoral Research in Human Rights (AFRIDOORS) held at the University of Nairobi School of Law, Nairobi. August 2018
  • Attended the 2018 Summer School on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in International Law: Human Rights and Beyond training held at the Leiden University,   School of Law,  The Hague, Netherlands. August 2018.
  • Provided community education on land rights at a forum on Land Rights organized by the Daughters of Mumbi Global Resource Centre, Kikuyu, Kiambu County, to mark the International Women’s Day. March 2018.
  • Conducted a training on Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanisms as a means to resolve conflicts in natural resources management for senior managers of the Upper Tana River Natural Resources Management Project. March 2016
  • Facilitated a training on women’s Land and Property Rights in Kenya to Council of Elders, Community and Women Leaders from Laikipia North, East and Central, organised by Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) Kenya, held in Nanyuki, Kenya. November 2015.
  • Documented proceedings during the Training of Trainers Workshop on Women’s Economic Social and Cultural Rights conducted by Program on Women’s’ Economic Social and Cultural Rights (PWESCR), held in Colombo, Sri Lanka. August 2015.
  • Moderated the session on ‘Challenges to complex international investigations and prosecutions: different prosecutorial strategies, investigation challenges for national authorities and witness protection during the symposium on ‘Ending Impunity together – domestic and international prosecution of trans national organized’  crimes conducted by Wayamo Foundation and Riara University in Nairobi, Kenya. April 2015.
  • Documented proceedings during the Capacity Building for Civil Society in Africa Workshop held in Nairobi, Kenya, organised by Program on Women’s’ Economic Social and Cultural Rights (PWESCR). October 2014.
  • Facilitated a workshop / training for Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) and recovery for SGBV survivors   organized by Centre for Justice for Victims of Crimes against Humanity (CJCVH) and Stromme Foundation, Norway, April and July 2014.
  • Facilitated a  training on devolution for Women Members Of County Assembly on Devolution Conducted by Federation of Women (FIDA) Kenya and Diakonia, March 2014    
  • November 2013:  Made a presentation on the Marriage and other Family Law Bills during the annual Bishop Gatimu Ngandu Girls High School Alumni Association.
  • Facilitated a session on laws, policies, procedures and practice relating to the prosecution of Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) offences during the training of the newly civilianized Police Prosecutors conducted by Deutsche Gessellschaftfuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH in collaboration with the Office of the Director of Public Prosecution (ODPP) and the International Justice Mission (IJM), October and November 2013.
  • Presented a paper on the overview of prosecution guidelines for SGBV offences at the Induction Workshop for Gazetted Sexual and Gender   Based Violence (SGBV) Special Prosecutors , February 2013,  February 2013:    
  • Rapporteur during the International Conference on Elections Preparations and Presidential Runoff organized by the Independent Electoral Boundaries Commission (IEBC), The Judiciary Working Committee on Elections Preparations (JWCEP), Kenyatta University School of Law (KUSOL) and The Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in Africa (EISA). January 2013.
  • Provided civic education on voting structures and gender provisions in the Constitution of Kenya, 2010, at a forum organized by the Daughters of Mumbi, Kikuyu, Kiambu County, May and November 2012
  • Conducted training for the Military Police, the law and order maintenance unit of the Military in Kenya within the Ministry of Defense. The topics covered included the legal, psychological and health aspects of gender based violence with special emphasis on domestic and sexual violence and child abuse, July 2011.
  • Presented a paper titled ‘Equality, Non Discrimination and Affirmative Action’, at a consultative meeting on the Implementation of Affirmative Action in the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 organized by the Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) Kenya. June 2011.
  • Presented a paper titled ‘Taking Account of Gender Needs of Victims and Witnesses in Post Conflict Systems at the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ-K) Conference on behalf of the Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) Kenya Nov 2009.
  • Facilitated trainings for the Military Police, the law and order maintenance unit of the Military in Kenya within the Ministry of Defence on the legal, psychological and health aspects of gender based violence with special emphasis on domestic and sexual violence and child abuse. July 2011 and June 2009.
  • Presented a paper titled ‘Taking Account of Gender Needs of Victims and Witnesses in Post Conflict Systems’ at the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ-K) Conference on behalf of the Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) Kenya, November 2009.
  • Contributor on notable criminal cases in Kenya for The Lawyer Magazine, 2004 to 2007
  • Attended The Fifty-Seventh (57th) session of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) during the review of the implementation of the Covenant on economic, social and cultural rights (ESCR) for the Republic of Kenya. Geneva, Switzerland,  February 2016
  • Attended The East African Islamic Finance Summit. Nairobi, Kenya, February 2016.
  • Attended the Second Sub-Regional Seminar of Counsel and the Legal Profession in Arusha, Tanzania, organised by the International Criminal Court, February 2016.
  • Attended The Skills for Advocates in Representing Children  Pro Bono Advocates’ Training Workshop organised by  Kenya National Working Group on ‘Supporting Access to Justice for Children and Youth in East Africa’ (SAJCEA) Project, undertaken through the financial support of the Government of Canada through Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada(DFATD). Nairobi, December 2015.
  • Attended The East African Court of Justice Stakeholder’s Conference organised by the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and the East African Court of Justice.  Nairobi, December 2015.
  • Attended a workshop on Anti Money Laundering (AML)/Combating Financing for Terrorism (CFT) For Legal professionals organised by Assets Recovery Agency, Department of Justice, and Office of the Attorney General. Nairobi, October 2015.
  • Participated in The 4th Leadership Institute training on Women’s Economic,   Social & Cultural Rights, organised by Program on Women’s’ Economic Social and Cultural Rights (PWESCR) held in Dhaka, Bangladesh, March 2014 and Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sept 2014.
  • Participated in the e-learning sessions on Women and Macroeconomics organised by the Leadership Institute in Women’s Economic and Cultural Rights, August 2014
  • Attended a Public Interest Environmental Law and Litigation Seminar    organized by    Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide (ELAW) in partnership with Institute for Law and Environmental Governance (ILEG) and the Law Society of Kenya, Nairobi.  June 2014
  • Attended a Clinical Legal Education Teacher Training Workshop for Law Lecturers at Kenyatta University, Nairobi. May 2014:  
  •   Attended the Teaching Methodology and Setting of Examinations Course conducted by the Centre for Teaching Excellence and Evaluation, Kenyatta University- Oct 2013                    
  • Attended the 11th, 10th and 9th training and seminar of counsel of the International Criminal Court at The Hague, Netherlands, 2013, 2012 and 2011
  • Attended the 34th International Human Rights Training Program conducted by Equitas International Centre for Human Rights Education in Montreal, Canada, June 2013:             
  • Participated in the Public Interest Litigation Training for the Kenya Law Society’s Public Interest Litigation and Human Rights Committee conducted by Lawyering Skills International with the Support of Deutsche Gessellschaftfuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)GmbH, February 2013:
  • Participated in the Leadership and Integrity:  The role of Women in Elections Workshop organized by the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission and Federation of Women Lawyers –Kenya. October 2012:
  • Participated in The Strategy, Review and Learning, Monitoring and Evaluation Workshop organized by the International Women’s Program (IWP), August 2012 and  June 2011:
  • Participated in a consultative meeting for grantees of International Women’s Program (IWP), Nairobi, June 2011  
  • Participated in The Train – The - Trainers Workshop on Human Rights Education, organized by the Centre for Human Rights of Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia and the European Training and Research Centre for Human Rights and Democracy in Graz, Austria. Feb – March 2012:
  • Participated in The Lawyers informative session organized by the Office of Public Counsel for Victims (OPVC) of the International Criminal Court (ICC) and International Commission of Jurists – Kenya Chapter(ICJ - K) June 2011:
  • Participated in a Seminar dubbed Calling on African Female Lawyers to join the ICC organized by the Counsel Support Section of the International Criminal Court, Federation of Women Lawyers - Kenya and the Law Society of Kenya
  • Participated in a Seminar on Prosecuting and defending in International Tribunals organized by Law Society of Kenya and Argent Lawyers UK, October 2010. 
  • Attended a Conference on International and White Collar Crime Christchurch, Oxford – United Kingdom, September 1992.
  • Attended the Police/Insurance Underwriters Workshop conducted by Safety Surveyors Limited, Nairobi, March 1992.
  • Attended a Judicial Seminar conducted by The United States Drug Enforcement Administration, Nairobi, January 1990.

SELECTED SEMINARS, WORKSHOPS AND TRAININGS ATTENDED

  • Attended The Fifty-Seventh (57th) session of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) during the review of the implementation of the Covenant on economic, social and cultural rights (ESCR) for the Republic of Kenya. Geneva, Switzerland, February 2016
  • Attended The East African Islamic Finance Summit. Nairobi, Kenya, February 2016.
  • Attended the Second Sub-Regional Seminar of Counsel and the Legal Profession in Arusha, Tanzania, organised by the International Criminal Court, February 2016.
  • Attended The Skills for Advocates in Representing Children Pro Bono Advocates’ Training Workshop organised by Kenya National Working Group on ‘Supporting Access to Justice for Children and Youth in East Africa’ (SAJCEA) Project, undertaken through the financial support of the Government of Canada through Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada(DFATD). Nairobi, December 2015.
  • Attended The East African Court of Justice Stakeholder’s Conference organised by the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and the East African Court of Justice. Nairobi, December 2015.
  • Attended a workshop on Anti Money Laundering (AML)/Combating Financing for Terrorism (CFT) For Legal professionals organised by Assets Recovery Agency, Department of Justice, and Office of the Attorney General. Nairobi, October 2015.
  • Participated in The 4th Leadership Institute training on Women’s Economic, Social & Cultural Rights, organised by Program on Women’s’ Economic Social and Cultural Rights (PWESCR) held in Dhaka, Bangladesh, March 2014 and Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sept 2014.
  • Participated in the e-learning sessions on Women and Macroeconomics organised by the Leadership Institute in Women’s Economic and Cultural Rights, August 2014
  • Attended a Public Interest Environmental Law and Litigation Seminar organized by Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide (ELAW) in partnership with Institute for Law and Environmental Governance (ILEG) and the Law Society of Kenya, Nairobi. June 2014
  • Attended a Clinical Legal Education Teacher Training Workshop for Law Lecturers at Kenyatta University, Nairobi. May 2014:
  • Attended the Teaching Methodology and Setting of Examinations Course conducted by the Centre for Teaching Excellence and Evaluation, Kenyatta University- Oct 2013
  • Attended the 11th, 10th and 9th training and seminar of counsel of the International Criminal Court at The Hague, Netherlands, 2013, 2012 and 2011
  • Attended the 34th International Human Rights Training Program conducted by Equitas International Centre for Human Rights Education in Montreal, Canada,June 2013:
  • Participated in the Public Interest Litigation Training for the Kenya Law Society’s Public Interest Litigation and Human Rights Committee conducted by Lawyering Skills International with the Support of Deutsche Gessellschaftfuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)GmbH, February 2013:
  • Participated in the Leadership and Integrity: The role of Women in Elections Workshop organized by the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission and Federation of Women Lawyers –Kenya. October 2012:
  • Participated in The Strategy, Review and Learning, Monitoring and Evaluation Workshop organized by the International Women’s Program (IWP),
  • August 2012 and June 2011:· Participated in a consultative meeting for grantees of International Women’s Program  (IWP), Nairobi, June 2011
  • Participated in The Train – The - Trainers Workshop on Human Rights Education, organized by the Centre for Human Rights of Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia and the European Training and Research Centre for Human Rights and Democracy in Graz, Austria. Feb – March 2012:
  • Participated in The Lawyers informative session organized by the Office of Public Counsel for Victims (OPVC) of the International Criminal Court (ICC) and International Commission of Jurists – Kenya Chapter(ICJ - K) June 2011:
  • Participated in a Seminar dubbed Calling on African Female Lawyers to join the ICC organized by the Counsel Support Section of the International Criminal Court, Federation of Women Lawyers - Kenya and the Law Society of Kenya
  • Participated in a Seminar on Prosecuting and defending in International Tribunals organized by Law Society of Kenya and Argent Lawyers UK, October 2010.
  • Attended a Conference on International and White Collar Crime Christchurch, Oxford, United Kingdom, September 1992.
  • Attended the Police/Insurance Underwriters Workshop conducted by Safety Surveyors Limited, Nairobi, March 1992.
  • Attended a Judicial Seminar conducted by The United States Drug Enforcement Administration, Nairobi, January 1990.

SELECTED WRITINGS AND PUBLICATIONS:

  • Authored a Book Chapter titled ‘Justice for victims of Kenyan Discontinued Cases: What are the Prospects? in  International Criminal Justice in Africa since the Rome Statute. Wesonga and Nyawo (eds), Law Africa (2019) .
  • Article titled ‘Justiciability of Refugee Rights: An Analysis of Progressive Judicial Decisions in Kenya’. (Unpublished). January 2017.
  • Prepared a teaching module for the Kenyatta University’s Digital School and School of Security, Diplomacy and Peace Studies digital program on International Law and Law of Armed Conflict. August 2016
  • Prepared Part 3 of the Module prepared for the training of Managers of the Upper Tana River Natural Resources Management Project on  Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanisms as a Means to resolve conflict in Natural Resources Management for the International Centre for Capacity Development, Kenyatta University (unpublished) March 2016:
  • Edited the Joint Civil Society Organizations’ Alternative Report to the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights On The Occasion Of the Review of the Republic of Kenya (Published on the UN website) February 2016.
  • Prepared Guidelines for the Prosecution of (SGBV) offences for the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, Kenya. (Unpublished). 2012.
  • Article titled ‘Taking Account of Gender Needs of Victims and Witnesses in Post Conflict Systems’. 2009 
  • Protection of Victims of Violent Crimes within the Criminal  Justice System: A thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Master of Laws Degree    (unpublished) 2009.
  • Maintenance Of Women: A Critical Analysis of Customary and Statutory Law -A thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Bachelor of Laws Degree. 1984.
  • Various Articles in The Lawyer Magazine.  2005 -2007                   
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