Katy Thompson is the Team Leader of UNDP’s Rule of Law, Security and Human Rights Team. She has extensive experience in rule of law, security and human rights programming in conflict affected contexts; criminal, international and human rights law; war crimes/transitional justice issues; legal system monitoring; trafficking in human beings and gender-based violence; peace- building. She has work experience in the UN and OSCE which followed several years of activism with NGOs and a three-year stint as a criminal defense lawyer in England. She also holds a BA Hons in Social and Political Science from Cambridge University and an LLM International Human Rights Law (Essex).

Katy Thompson will speak at the World Justice Forum's Partner Side Event Launch of the UNDP Justice Futures CoLab