Jihane Ben Yahia
Jihane Ben Yahia brings particular expertise on governance and rule of law having worked with local, international and public stakeholders in Africa and in the Middle East. Jihane’s current focus is anti-corruption, security sector reform, and disarmament affairs.
This policy-oriented experience brought her back to the UN Office on Drugs and Crimes as a Legal Consultant where she mainly provided analysis on legal anti-corruption data from various States Parties with regard to the UN Convention Against Corruption and drafted official documents as part of the Implementation Review Mechanism of the Convention. In parallel, she consulted with various stakeholders on a project of judiciary’s capacity building of the treatment of torture cases (Dignity), on the governance of natural resources (Heinrich Boll Stiftung) and on the economic power of data in the MENA region (American University in Cairo) – to name but a few.
In 2019, she joined the Stream House network to support the implementation of a GIZ capacity building project with the Tunisian anti-corruption body.