Keynote Speakers

Chukwuemchukeka B. Eze

Chukwuemeka B. Eze is the Executive Director for the West Africa Network for Peacebuilding (WANEP). He served as the Program Director at the WANEP Regional Office for 5 years and as National Network Coordinator for WANEP-Nigeria for 7 years. He is a Ph.D. Student in Peace and Conflict Studies (with emphasis in Conflict Early Warning Systems) and also holds a Master’s Degree in Peace and Conflict Studies from University of Ibadan Nigeria.


kelli_ferns_2_5119  Kelli Muddell

Kelli Muddell is a gender specialist with ICTJ. She has been with ICTJ since it opened its doors in March 2001. In addition to focusing on gender issues, she has also worked on ICTJ’s Sierra Leone country program. Muddell is currently conducting the first study to be done in the field on how transitional justice mechanisms have addressed, or failed to address, the targeting of sexual minorities during periods of conflict. Prior to joining ICTJ, Muddell interned in the Africa Division of Human Rights Watch, and was a contributing writer for its World Report 2000. She has an M.A. in International Political Economy and Development with a concentration in Development Studies from Fordham University.