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Carter Center, Liberia

Monrovia, Liberia
Joined February 2012
Presence in: Liberia

Since October 2006 the Carter Center has been working with government and civil society partners to support justice sector reform and improve access to justice in Liberia, paying special attention to rural areas and the needs of marginalized populations.

Our work is based on constructive partnerships with government, civil society, and international partners and focuses on the following areas:
* Strengthening the Administration of Justice
* Civic Education on the Rule of Law
* Improving Access to Justice
* Policy Dialogue and Reform

http://cartercenter.org/peace/conflict_resolution/liberia-homepage.html

People Associated With This Organization

Amanda Rawls

Liberia  
Carter Center, Liberia
Joined January 2012

Bindu Ansumana Kromah Fofana

Liberia  
Carter Center, Liberia
Joined June 2016
Interests: Access to Information, Criminal Justice, Education, Family, Gender-based violence, Peace-building, Traditional / Customary Justice
I am Mrs. Bindu Ansumana Kromah Fofana from Liberia. I work for The Carter Center Access to Justice Program in Liberia where i have worked since 2007 servicing in various capacities. I am an Accountant by profession but my focus now is with The Carter Center Access to Justice program serving as Senior Project Officer. My expertise right now is in the areas of supervision, training and monitoring of program activities for our Community Justice Advisers (Paralegals).

I will be looking up to experience sharing and learning new things that will improve our program (Paralegals).

Catherine Schutz

United States  
Carter Center, Liberia
Joined March 2016
Interests: Corruption, Gender-based violence, Governance, Peace-building, Traditional / Customary Justice
I am the Senior Program Associate for the Access to Justice in Liberia project at The Carter Center. I am looking for resources about legal empowerment, primarily in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Lury Nkouessom

Liberia  
Carter Center, Liberia
Joined November 2015
Interests: Community / Customary Land Rights, Criminal Justice, Economic Empowerment, Gender-based violence, Generalist Legal Services, Traditional / Customary Justice
I am the project lead for the Carter Center’s Community Justice Advisors (CJA) programme in Liberia. I mentor, train, and provide day-to-day legal guidance to program staff and customary leaders.
I previously served as an UNMIL (United Nations Mission in Liberia) legal officer, as such I monitored the legal and judicial systems; provided advice to legal actors; prepared reports on legal issues; and conducted trainings.
I hold Bachelor of Law from the University of Yaoundé II in the Republic of Cameroon and Master's degrees in international relations from the International Relations Institute of Cameroon and in International Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid from the Humanitarian Aid Studies Centre in Spain. I also speak English, French, and Spanish fluently.
This network is a unique opportunity to have a community of practice and knowledge in the field of legal empowerment. By joining the network I therefore look to gain substantial experience and learn best practices in the field.

Tanna Krewson

United States  
Carter Center, Liberia
Joined March 2016
Bindu Ansumana Kromah Fofana is the network champion (main point of contact) for Carter Center, Liberia.

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