UNIVERSITY OF DAR ES SALAAM
UNIVERSITY OF DAR ES SALAAM SCHOOL OF LAW (SOL)

Florencia Evarest Kimario

Ms Florencia Evarest Kimario

Florencia Evarest Kimario is an Assistant Lecturer at the Economic Law Department. She joined the School as an academic member of staff in November 2015. Before that, Ms Kimario had worked with the School in different capacities since 2012. Between 2012-2013, she double-roled as an administrative assistant in the Office of the Associate Dean, Dr Tulia Ackson as well as executive assistant to the former Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Dr Asha-Rose Migiro. After she completed her LL.M studies in 2013, Ms Kimario taught Certificate of Law classes in the capacity of Postgraduate Teaching Assistant for one year. During this time, Ms Kimario also worked with the Legal Aid Committee of the University of Dar es Salaam.  She served in the committee as project officer from early 2014 to late 2016.

Ms Kimario holds a Bachelor of Law degree (LL. B-2012) and Master of Laws degree in Migration and Refugee Law (LL. M-2013) from the University of Dar es Salaam. Currently, Ms Kimario is pursuing her PhD studies at the University of Bayreuth, Germany. Her current areas of interests are on the Law of the Child, Family Law, Migration and Refugee Law, and Human Rights Law. Ms Kimario may be contacted at florencia.kimario@gmail.com.

Writings:

Mixed Migration Management in Tanzania: Challenges and Possible Solutions; A Graduate Essay submitted in the partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of the degree of Master of Laws (LL.M) of the University of Dar es Salaam, 2013.

Prisoners in Tanzania: Enforcement of the Right to Adequate Standard of Living; A Dissertation submitted in the partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of the degree of Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) of the University of Dar es Salaam, 2012.

Projects:

Coordinated and supervised implementation of a project titled ‘University-Based Legal Aid Clinics in Tanzania: Prospects in Enhancing Access to Justice’ at the Legal Aid Committee (LAC) of the University of Dar es Salaam, March 2014-August 2015. Also participated in the writing, editing and publication of the project report.

Research:

Currently pursuing doctoral research relating to child adoption law in Tanzania.

Assistance in preparation of A Situational Analysis for Review of Tanzania’s National Refugee Policy conducted by Dr Juliana Masabo, September 2015.

Participated in research to produce a fieldwork report on “Emerging Paradigms in Human-Wildlife Conflicts: Lessons from Implementing Anti-Poaching Laws in Tanzania” by Prof. H.I. Majamba, August, 2014 and;

 “The State of Constitutionalism in Tanzania Mainland-2013” by Juliana Masabo (Phd), a chapter published in Thierry B. Murangira (ed), the Annual State of Constitutionalism in East Africa, Kituo cha Katiba, 2013.

Workshops:

‘Training of Trainers Workshop for Refugee Law in Tanzania’, organised by the International Migration Management Project (IMMP) in collaboration with the Centre for Study of Forced Migration (CSFM) and the University of Dar es Salaam School of Law, 2013. The resource persons were Prof Bonaventure Rutinwa; Dean, University of Dar es Salaam School of Law, Dr Khoti C. Kamanga, Senior Lecturer, University of Dar es Salaam School of Law and Dr Juliana Masabo, Senior Lecturer, University of Dar es Salaam School of Law.

Legal Services Facility workshop of Legal Aid providers bringing together legal aid stakeholders and partners to discuss on models of urban legal aid and paralegal work, capacity development approaches and the critical role of legal aid providers in enhancing access to justice, January 2016.

Training workshop on Creating a Platform to Advocate for Civil Society Space in Tanzania, organised by Women Action Towards Entrepreneurial Development (WATED) in collaboration with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, March 2016.

Workshop on ‘Managing Your Thesis as a Project’ under the Gender and Diversity Programme with Dr. Anette Hammerschmidt, organised by the Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies, April 2017.