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KICD 2017: Speech by Letty Chiwara, UN Women Representative to Ethiopia, AUC and ECA

Your Excellency, the President of the Republic of Uganda, Director General of National Police of Algeria and Chair of KICD, Inspector General of Police of Uganda and incoming Chair of KICD, Distinguished Heads of Police from across Africa, Heads and Members of Delegations representing Defense Forces, Prison Services, Justice and Internal Affairs, Distinguished Representatives of the Diplomatic Corps and Development Cooperation Partners, The UN Resident Coordinator in Uganda, Colleagues, Heads…

UHRC Chairperson to head OIC Human Rights Body

#DOWNLOAD PRESS RELEASE KAMPALA - The Chairperson of the Uganda Human Rights Commission Mr. Med S.K Kaggwa was on Wednesday 30th November 2016 unanimously elected as the next Chairperson of the Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission (IPHRC) of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) with effect from January 2017. The one year mandate was handed over to Mr. Kaggwa during the 10th Regular Session of the Independent Permanent Human Rights…

Cost Benefit Analysis of the Legal Aid Policy

[DOWNLOAD REPORT] This study was commissioned by the Legal Aid Service Providers Network (LASPNET) and was funded by Democratic Governance Facility (DGF). It assesses the costs and benefits of implementing the national legal aid policy and is partly an analysis of what needs to be done to establish a publicly funded national legal aid scheme. The report is underpinned by significant contributions, including previous studies examining issues of legal aid…

High Court Judges Transferred

[DOWNLOAD PRESS RELEASE] KAMPALA: High Court Judge, Wilson Masalu Musene, who has been head of Criminal Division has been transferred to the new High Court Circuit in Mpigi. The Principal Judge, Dr Yorokamu Bamwine, in an Administrative Circular on November 29, also transferred Justice John Wilson Kwesiga as head of High Court Land Division to now head the Criminal Division. Justice Dr. Andrew Bashaija who has been deputising Justice Kwesiga…