Rachel Odoi-Musoke is the Senior Technical Advisor to the Governance and Security Programme (formerly Justice Law and Order Sector), where she heads a multi-professional team of advisors working towards improving access to justice and rule of law through institutional development, innovations and reforms. Ms. Odoi-Musoke is an Advocate of the Courts of Judicature of Uganda of 24 years standing. She holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from Makerere University, a Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Centre and a Master of Laws from the University of the Witwatersrand and additional qualifications in Programme Management and Strategic Planning. Ms. Odoi-Musoke has vast experience in human rights and advocacy, legal and policy reforms and justice sector reforms having managed reform programmes and worked in the areas of law reform and human rights protection and enforcement. She began her career in legal aid at the legal aid clinic of the Association of Women Lawyers (FIDA) before moving into private practice and later in the field of environmental law. She also worked in the public sector with the South African Human Rights Commission, Uganda Human Rights Commission and Uganda Law Reform Commission, before joining the secretariat of the Justice Law and Order Sector. She is passionate about the promotion of human rights with particular focus on women, children and the environment. She is also passionate about the arts and sports and continues to serve on various different committees to promote sports and environmental protection in Uganda.
Rachel Odoi-Musoke will speak at the World Justice Forum's Plenary - People-Centered Justice: How to Make it Happen Systematically?