The conference goal is to improve the collective response of Kenya’s criminal justice system to the investigation, prosecution and adjudication of cases. Taking place in Naivasha on 13-16 November 2019, it is bringing criminal justice actors together under the NCAJ banner, specifically the National Committee on Criminal Reforms chaired by High Court Judge Lady Justice Grace Ngenye.
The conference also seeks to strengthen oversight mechanisms and ensure the continuity of interventions by involving representatives of the fourth estate – the media – as well as civil society organizations. Approximately 250 participants are expected at the conference which is supported by the European Union and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime through the Programme for Legal Empowerment and Aid Delivery in Kenya (PLEAD).A communique is due to be issued summarizing the outcomes.
The key expected outcomes are: