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Dr. Simone Knapp ends tenure as Head of Office at ADC Uganda

Dr. Simone Knapp (centre) the outgoing Head of Office at the Austria Development Cooperation during a tour of Lira Prison in November 2014 (PHOTO: JLOS/ Edgar Kuhimbisa) Dr. Simone Knapp (centre) the outgoing Head of Office at the Austria Development Cooperation during a tour of Lira Prison in November 2014 (PHOTO: JLOS/ Edgar Kuhimbisa)

 

KAMPALA – After four years of service, Dr. Simone Knapp has officially ended her duties as head of office at the Austrian Development Cooperation (ADC) in Uganda.  During her tenure, Dr. Knapp was at the forefront of ADC’s support to the Justice, Law and Order Sector overseeing programs in access to justice and the rule of law such as support to the Alternative Dispute Resolution Project and Management for Development results (MfDR), legal aid service provision and human rights.

In a letter issued to all partners on February 25 2015, Dr. Simone Knapp thanked all ADC partners for the mutual support accorded her during the four years in Uganda. “Having seen the excellent work you are doing, sharing the vision to achieve improvements for the lives of the people of Uganda, I would like to thank you for the good working relationships we have shared both professionally as well as personally”, the statement partly read.

The Justice, Law and Order Sector wishes Dr. Knapp good health and success in her new assignments.

 

By Edgar Kuhimbisa / Published: March 27, 2015