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 participate in the World Justice Forum working session Examining the Contribution of Transitional Justice in Reducing the Justice Gap.