Hon. Lady Justice Joyce Aluoch (Retired) is the immediate past First Vice-President of the International Criminal Court at The Hague, The Netherlands. Prior to that, she was a Judge of the High Court and Court of Appeal in Kenya. She holds an LLB Degree from the University of Nairobi, Diploma from the Kenya School of Law and is an advocate of the High Court of Kenya. She has a Master’s Degree in International Affairs (GMAP), from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University in Boston, which granted her the Distinguished Achievement Award in April 2015, and in September, 2018, the same University Awarded her its top Award, "The Class of 1947 Award," (honoris causa), making her the first black person to receive such an honor. She has successfully moved her legal profession to other forms of Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanisms, namely, Arbitration and Mediation. She is a recipient of several National Honours awarded by the President of the Republic of Kenya, for services rendered to the nation, namely, Elder of the Burning Spear (EBS), First Class Chief of the Order of the Burning Spear (CBS), and the Trail Blazer Award (CBS).
Joyce Aluoch will speak at the World Justice Forum's Plenary Session #3: Rule of Law Award & Artist Spotlight.