Kennedy Kariseb

Kennedy Kariseb is schooled in law, having completed both his Bachelor of Jurisprudence (BJuris) and Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degrees at the University of Namibia. He holds an LLM (cum laude) in International Human Rights law, with a specialisation in human rights and democratisation in Africa, from the University of Pretoria. In recognition of his academic excellence he was awarded full academic colours by the University of Pretoria in 2016. He is currently reading towards a doctorate in law at the same institution as a DAAD Scholar.

Kennedy was one of the founding members of the Editorial Board of the University of Namibia Law Review since its inception in 2012, and served that body as Managing Editor in 2014. Until October 2013, he served on the regional board for Child Evangelism Fellowship (CEF), a child based biblical non-profit organisation and is a long standing member of the Namibian Scientific Society. He has professional experience in legal advice, legal drafting and policy formulation, having previously worked in these capacities at both the Department of Political Affairs (DPA) of the African Union Commission (AUC) and the Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia (CRAN). His areas of academic interest are poised between international human rights law (particularly the African human rights system), international relations, gender and the law. He is an author of several academic publications in these and other areas of law.

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