In the News
Roundtable Discussion on the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda and Pretrial Detention
The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative, Open Society Foundation and UNODC held a round table discussion in London to discuss Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16.3: Promote the rule of law at the national and international levels and ensure equal access to justice for all. Omar presented his previous work on reducing pre-trial detention in East Africa and took part in discussions related measuring progress against the current indicator and possible improvements to future measurement.
International Women's Day: Lecture on Sex in the system - are women set up to fail?
Omar gave a special lecture at the University of Westminster for International Women's Day on Sex in the System: Are women set up to fail in the justice system
Training facilitation: implementation of the United Nations Bangkok rules in kenya
Omar was invited to co-facilitate a three-day 'Training of Trainers' course on the UN Bangkok Rules in Kenya, alongside Kenya Prison service and Penal Reform International.
guest blog: Injustice documentary
ICPA Conference London 2017
Omar hosted the panel discussion on Global Prison Trends at the recent ICPA Conference 2017 on Innovation in Rehabilitation: Building Better Futures.
Guest Blog: OLASS Jobs - Careers in Justice
Guest Blog: Centre for Crime & Justice Studies
Presenting: BSC Annual Conference
Omar was selected to present at the British Society of Criminology Annual Conference 2017. The topic was his evaluation of a gender-sensitive approach to probation in Kenya. You can find more information here.
Guest Blog: Penal Reform International
Omar attended the United Nations Office fro Drugs and Crime 26th Session of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice in Vienna, to talk about a gender-sensitive approach to Proabtion and Commnunity Service