Mr. Jarvis Matiya



 Mr. Jarvis Matiya, Head, Justice Section, Rule of Law Division, Commonwealth Secretariat

Jarvis is a Human Rights Adviser. He is responsible for developing and implementing programmes on human rights in the Commonwealth, especially in the promotion of civil, political, economic and cultural rights.

He provides technical support, advice and assistance to justice sectors targeting prosecutors, judges, law officers and other law enforcement agencies to enhance their capacity. He conducts research and collaborates with other partners in promoting the rule of law in the Commonwealth. From 1 July 2014, as Head of Justice, he was assigned the responsibilities to coordinate and supervise the delivery of this work programme. As Legal Adviser, he also advises the Commonwealth Secretariat on corporate and day to day legal matters.