Donald Deya is the Chief Executive Officer of the Pan African Lawyers Union (PALU), based in Arusha, Tanzania. He was previously Chief Executive of the East Africa Law Society (EALS) and before that, Acting CEO of the Kenyan Section of the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ-Kenya), and Deputy CEO of the Law Society of Kenya (LSK). He has keen interest in – and has researched, spoken and written on – continental and regional integration; constitutionalism; democracy and good governance; the just rule of law and the promotion and protection of human rights and access to justice; HIV, Human Rights and Legislation; the interface between law, human rights and information and communications technologies (ICTs) and lately; on international criminal justice in Africa. He is also the Councillor of African Forum of the International Bar Association (AfrIBA); former Secretary of AfrIBA and; Executive Committee Member of the International Institute of Law Association Chief Executives (IILACE) and formerly a member of its Programme Committee. Don is also a member of the International Bar Association (IBA); International Law Association (ILA); Society for International Development (SID); Commonwealth Lawyers’ Association (CLA); International Commission of Jurists (ICJ); East Africa Law Society (EALS); Southern African Development Community Lawyers’ Association (SADC LA); Law Society of Kenya (LSK) and; several other non-profits.