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JLOS House Construction Designs Approved

LWEEZA - The Joint JLOS Leadership and Steering Committee retreat held on February 28, 2014 at Lake Victoria Serena Hotel approved the proposed designs of the JLOS House Complex. These include detailed designs of the JLOS House towers, detailed designs of the proposed appellate courts and detailed designs of the proposed Uganda Police headquarters. The JLOS House project is a multi-million dollar complex that when complete will provide accommodation for…

Moroto JLOS House: Dawn of a new Karamoja

Karamoja sub-region was in the past largely known for cattle rustling, insecurity, poverty and generally low levels of socio-economic development. However, slowly but surely, this North-Eastern part of the country is being transformed inside out into an epitome of peace and recovery. On February 14 2014, the Justice, Law and Order Sector (JLOS) officially opened the Moroto JLOS House – a justice hub that will provide a point of access…

JLOS Considering an Ombudsperson for Children

The Justice Law and Order Sector (JLOS) is considering the establishment of an Ombudsperson for Children. The Children Ombusperson will serve as a focal person and an independent entity that promotes the interests of children, ensures that the government complies with international and national provisions on children’s rights, advocates for children’s rights and creates awareness on children’s rights. This was revealed during a meeting between JLOS institutions, development partners and…

PGD Social Justice Scholarships

Nsamizi Training Institute of Social Development (Mpigi) together with the International Institute for Social Studies, The Hague (Netherlands) is implementing a 4 year NICHE-NUFFIC funded project titled "Mainstreaming and strengthening the Social Development Component in the Justice, Law and Order Sector in Uganda".