Duma Boko

President: Duma G. Boko

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES :

Facilitating empowering economic networks and collaborations across continents and territories, connecting people through people centred development and activism; encouraging diversity and interchange both in the business and cultural spheres; making a meaningful impact and contribution at national, regional and international levels for the economic progress of Africa. Raising the participation of citizens of Botswana in the sport of Judo and to raise the level of the sport in Botswana to ensure the participation of a Botswana team at the Olympics

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

Harvard (Lund University in conjunction with Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights, Sweden) Master of Laws (LLM) Diploma in Human Rights and Humanitarian Law Stockholm, Sweden University of Botswana Advanced Certificate on Law and Development, Bachelor of Laws (LLB)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE :

Lecturer 1993 - 2003
Worked at the Law Department of the University of Botswana
Admitted Attorney 1993
The Courts of Botswana
Practicing Attorney 2003 - 2008
Centre for Legal Services
Boko Motlhala and Company
Senior and Managing Partner: 2008
Duma Boko and Company
Human rights activist who has successfully dealt with numerous landmark cases that have shaped the jurisprudence both within the country and worldwide.
President
Law Society of Botswana (2006-2007)
Chairperson 2006 - 2009
Board of Governors of BONELA (Botswana Network on Ethics, Law and HIV-Aids
Directorships
Held Director positioning several local Companies

POLITICAL EXPERIENCE :

President
• Botswana National Front (Main Opposition Party in Botswana)
President 2014
• Umbrella for Democratic Change (Coalition of all Opposition Parties in Botswana)
• Leader of the Opposition, Botswana Parliament
• Member of Parliament, Gaborone Bonnington North 2014
Parliamentary Committees
• Member of several bodies that are primarily responsible for developing, reviewing and providing oversight on the legislative agenda and processes for the SADC region.
• Member - Inter-Parliamentarian Union
• Member – Statutory Oversight Bodies Committee
• Member – Statutory Instruments Committee
• Member – Parliamentary Business Forum

EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES :

• Trained in Judo from age 12 years.
• Part of the International Judo Association
• Played soccer and still active in it as a leisure activity
• Enjoy travelling, reading poetry, reading political philosophy and literature .

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P O Box 0065,
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Kaunda Rd.

Tel : +267 316 7392
E-mail : info@udc.org.bw

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