John Nakuta

Lecturer: Faculty of Law of the University of Namibia

John Nakuta is a lecturer at the Faculty of Law of the University of Namibia (Unam) where he teaches administrative law and human rights law. He holds post-graduate qualifications in education and law. He is a non-residential doctoral candidate (2017) at the University of Maastricht in the Netherlands. John generally writes in the area of human rights, particularly economic, social and cultural (ESC) rights such as housing, water, sanitation and indigenous peoples’ rights; he also writes in the areas of equality and non-discrimination, the rule of law, administrative justice, democracy, social justice, gender justice, and restorative justice.

He currently serves as a co-opted member of the National Board of the Namibia Red Cross Society (NRCS) as a Legal Advisor; he is also a Trustee of the Economic and Social Justice Trust. This Trust in the main aims to enhance and promote the ESC rights of Namibians. John also collaborates with government ministries, offices, agencies, and parastatals, UN Agencies, trade unions, and NGOs – both locally and internationally, in his areas of interest.