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JLOS and Development Partners monitor projects in West Nile

JLOS Monitoring and Evaluation Team touring JLOS projects and investments in West Nile. (PHOTO: Edgar Kuhimbisa) JLOS Monitoring and Evaluation Team touring JLOS projects and investments in West Nile. (PHOTO: Edgar Kuhimbisa)

 

The Justice, Law and Order Sector conducted a monitoring and evaluation visit to the West Nile districts of Arua, Koboko, Nebbi and Zombo from March 8 – 11, 2015.

The purpose of the monitoring and evaluation visit was to inspect and assess various JLOS funded projects and initiatives. These included Koboko Justice Centre (a collection of JLOS institutions –Police, Prisons, Courts and the office of the PP - operating in close proximity to enhance access to justice); Oraba boarder post; Giligili Remand home; Arua Prison, Nebbi Prison and the Goli boarder post. During the field visit, participants also engaged the local district chain-link committee membership in discussions over issues affecting service delivery in the sector. 

The Chairperson of the Civil Justice Working Group and Deputy Director of the Law Development Centre, Ms. Florence Nakachwa, led the JLOS team. Other participants from the Sector were drawn from the Ministry of Gender, Labor and Social Development (Juvenile Justice), the Uganda Police, Judiciary, Uganda Prisons, National Community Service (Ministry of Internal Affairs) and the JLOS Secretariat (Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs). Members of the Development Partners Group that participated in the M&E visit included the Austria Development Cooperation (ADC), the Royal Netherlands Embassy, DANIDA and the European Union.

The field visit also drew participation from local justice, law and order actors from the district local governments and political leadership in the West Nile region.

 

By Edgar Kuhimbisa | Published: March 14, 2016