Leanne McKay is a lawyer, and a rule of law practitioner with more than a dozen years’ experience implementing and managing projects to enhance rule of law, access to justice, and legal empowerment in conflict-affected and transitional countries. These countries have included Sudan, Somalia, the occupied Palestinian territories, Indonesia, Pakistan, Myanmar (Burma), Yemen, and Libya. Most recently she has designed and conducted rule of law workshops and training courses in several of these countries and in the United States for local government officials, civil society representatives, and international practitioners. This work led to the recent publication of a practitioner guide titled, ‘Toward a rule of law culture: exploring effective responses to justice and security challenges’, available online at www.usip.org.

For more information about Leanne McKay and her work please visit leannemckay.com