Ikechukwu Uzoma is an Aryeh Neier Fellow of Open Society Justice Initiative based in Berlin. An international law expert, he supports the advocacy, strategic litigation, research and CSO partnerships of the Justice Initiative around the world. Prior to joining OSJI, Ikechukwu was a program affiliate scholar of the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice at New York University (NYU) Law School. In this role he researched the impact of climate change of human rights in Africa. Ikechukwu received his Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) from Abia State University, Uturu in 2012 and graduated first class from the Nigerian Law School in 2014. In 2017, Ikechukwu completed a Master of Laws program at NYU Law School where he was a member of the Global Justice Clinic and worked on business and human rights issues arising out of Ghana and Guyana. Following his LL.M, Ikechukwu worked as the NYU International Law and Human Rights fellow in the Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) of the United Nations at the headquarters in New York. In this capacity, he worked on the operationalization of the Special Criminal Court in the Central African Republic.