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IEC benchmarking visit to the Republic of South Africa

PRETORIA -- The Justice, Law and Order Sector (JLOS) is in the process of developing a policy to set the stage for effective Information, Education and Communication (IEC). In this regard, a team from the Justice, Law and Order Sector visited key institutions in the Government of the Republic of South Africa from August 25 – 30, 2014 to learn best practices in the design and implementation of IEC strategies…

JLOS holds validation workshop for the IEC Policy

KAMPALA – The Justice, Law and Order Sector on September 25 2014 held a validation workshop for the draft Information, Education and Communication (IEC) Policy. The policy is meant to streamline the IEC function in the seventeen (17) JLOS member institutions through a coordinated system and structure. Participants in the workshop were drawn from sector institutions, the Office of the Prime Minister (Directorate of Information and National Guidance), the Uganda…

Witness Protection Benchmarking in Kenya

The Uganda Law Reform Commission with support from the Justice, Law and Order Sector is developing a Witness Protection Bill to support the protection of witnesses in process of administration of justice. In that regard, a comparative benchmarking tour to Kenya was conceived and undertaken in August 2014 by a team of policy and technical persons from JLOS institutions led by the State Minister for Justice and Constitutional Affairs and…

JLOS Holds Anti-Corruption Capacity Building Workshop

The Justice, Law and Order Sector (JLOS) Human Rights and Accountability Working Group on September 12, 2014 held an interactive capacity-building workshop to enable a comprehensive understanding of the JLOS Anti-corruption Strategy, and initiate a process of developing institutional Anti-corruption strategies and work plans. These work plans will guide implementation of the strategy by the various JLOS institutions. The workshop for key JLOS technical staff attracted a wide scope of…