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Emmily Koiti

Youth Representative, Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission, South Sudan

Biography

Koiti Emmily is a medic at Juba Teaching Hospital, South Sudan. She holds an MBBS from the University of Juba. As a passionate youth, women’s and civic rights activist, she is represents the youth in the IGAD –led High Level Revitalization Forum; a major peace process for South Sudan. Dr. Emmily represents the youth in the Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC) that oversees the implementation of the Agreement on the Resolution of Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan (ARCSS). She is also led the Secretariat of the South Sudan Young Leaders Forum (SSYLF) as its interim Chief Administrator, a youth platform that that seeks to mobilize, inspire and organize South Sudanese youth towards working for a peaceful, united and prosperous South Sudan. She is a member of several youth and women’s platforms in South Sudan. Dr Emmily volunteers as an Assistant Program Officer at the South Sudan Democratic Engagement Monitoring and Observation Program (SSuDEMOP), a lobby and advocacy Civil Society Organization that mobilizes and empowers South Sudan’s citizens to effectively participate in the on-going process political process in their country. She also serves on the board of Crown the Woman –South Sudan (CREW), a women-led organization that focuses on elevating the status of women in the country. Dr Emmily is also an alumna of the Study of United States Institutes (SUSI) Program, 2012.