Nicholas Okapu Etyang

Nicholas Okapu Etyang

Policy Engagement Manager

ABOUT Nicholas Okapu Etyang

Nicholas is an advocate of the High Court of Kenya. He has over 12 years of experience in policy engagement in the East African region. He supports the PEC team in managing partnerships under the Challenging the Politics of Social Exclusion (CPSE) project, coordinating policy engagement, communications, and capacity strengthening activities for partners, managing the rapid response service, developing knowledge translation products, and conducting policy analysis relevant to CPSE thematic areas.

He holds a Bachelor of Law degree and a Master’s degree in Project Planning and Management from the University of Nairobi, a postgraduate diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law, and a diploma in Human Resources Management from the Kenya Institute of Management. Nicholas is a Ph.D. candidate in Leadership and Governance at the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology.

He has worked on human rights advocacy in Kenya and Uganda, focusing on gender rights, SRHR, prisoners’ rights, good governance and democratization and women in leadership, and budget and social accountability. Before joining APHRC, he coordinated policy, governance, advocacy, and parliamentary liaison and engagement programs at CAFOD.

Nicholas is driven by the desire to contribute to a just, equitable, and peaceful world. He believes that all people deserve a basic living standard, basic rights, basic respect.

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