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    Mr. Kaunda is the Director of the Malawi Human Rights Resource Center (MHRRC). He is also a part-time Commissioner of the Malawi Human Rights Commission and has worked on a Human Rights training manual for Malawi police. Mr. Kaunda holds a master’s degree in International Human Rights law from Essex University in the United Kingdom and a Bachelor of Law degree from the University of Malawi. He was awarded the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s Chevening Fellowship, which enabled him to do his master’s studies in the United Kingdom. He has worked for 15 years in legal and human rights advocacy and earned a Guest Researcher Fellowship at the Danish Institute for Human Rights (Denmark), where he worked from August 2011 to December 2011. In his Humphrey Fellowship year, he would like to do research on the topic of “Reconciling Informal Justice Systems and Human Rights Law: A Comparative Analysis of Malawi’s Search for Solutions and other International Informal Justice Systems.” He has interests in studying American Indian Tribal Courts and Laws. His motto is “bringing justice to every situation of injustice.”