Elisa Samuel

Advisory Board Member

District Judge in Mozambique. Director of the Legal and Judicial Training Center. Born in Maputo city. She was collaborator of the Center for Studies and Surveys of the Catholic University of Portugal; member of the Project Child in contact with the Law, a joint Project of the Supreme Court, Attorney General’s Office and Ministry of Women and Social Action, funded by UNICEF. She was President of the Judicial Court of Bilene-macia District 92007-2011), President of the Judicial Court of Machava District (2011-2015). She has publications about Rule of Law and Traditional Practices, Enforcement of the Domestic Violence Law. Judge Elisa Samuel participated as a speaker at several events, with emphasis on gender, culture and human rights, application of the Domestic Violence Law by the courts, integrity of legal professinals, ethics and deontology. She was a member of the committee created to draft the Judges’ Placement and Transfer Regulation Proposal