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Invitation to a lecture by Betty Murungi

Betty Kaari Murungi is a lawyer with almost 30 years of experience on a national, regional and international level, and for over 10 years she has been gathering experiences in the field of management and governance of NGOs. After her law studies and a year of research at the human rights program in Harvard, she became an integral player in the emerging jurisprudence of international criminal law and international humanitarian law in the area of gender based crimes; she is also experienced in the fields of transitional justice, the human rights of women, constitutional law and governance. She is the co-founder of the Urgent Action Fund Africa, was the vice-chairwoman and commissioner of the Kenya Truth Justice and Reconciliation Commission and served as the Africa representative on the Board of the trust Fund for Victims at the International Criminal Court (2009-2013). Among other awards, Betty Murungi was honored with the national Award of Moran of the Burning Spear (MBS) for her distinguished services in the field of human rights; she is also the recipient of the International Peace Advocate Award of the Cardozo Law School New York. For more information take a look at the poster (PDF)