Robert Omita Okoth

Prison System Adviser | International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) | Uganda

Robert Omita Okoth is currently serving as Prison Systems Adviser with the International Committee of the Red Cross. In this position since 2016, he has had the opportunity to support ICRC work with the Prison Services of Nigeria, Liberia, Mozambique, Kenya and Ethiopia, where he is currently based. From 2013 to 2015, he was Corrections Adviser with the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). Previously he worked with the Uganda Prison Service for 20 years, attaining the position of Commissioner. He holds a Master of Arts Degree in Ethics and Public Management, and a Post Graduate Diploma in Public Administration. He is currently a PhD student of Criminal Justice and Procedure at University of the Western Cape.