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Founder and Executive Director of the Africa Centre for Open Governance (AfriCOG); Vice Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of the African Leadership Centre
Gladwell Otieno is the founder and Executive Director of the Africa Centre for Open Governance (AfriCOG), and anti-corruption civil society organization based in Kenya and is the Vice Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of the African Leadership Centre. Ms. Otieno is a long standing a vocal champion against corruption. Through AfriCOG, she convenes the influential network, Kenyans for Peace with Truth and Justice, that advocates and monitors progress on the implementation of the 2008 post-election crisis agreement.
Ms. Otieno was the Executive Director of Transparency International- Kenya, and has also worked for Transparency International in Berlin. She is the Vice Chair of the United Nations Convention against Corruption Coalition Coordination Committee, working for the implementation of UNCAC and is on the Board of the Partnership for Transparency Fund, and a founding member of the Open Government Partnership. Ms. Otieno studied political science and French at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, and the Free University of Berlin.
Specialist in International Crime and Narcotics, U.S. legislative branch organizationVIEW PROFILE
Director, New Challenges & Threats Study Center, Vladivostok, RussiaVIEW PROFILE
Research Director, Igarapé Institute & Research Director, SecDev FoundationVIEW PROFILE
Clinical Professor of Global Affairs, New York University, New York, USAVIEW PROFILE
Associate Professor at the Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason UniversityVIEW PROFILE
Catalina Uribe Burcher
Programme Officer-Democracy, Conflict and Security, International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA)VIEW PROFILE