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IJM to boost Uganda’s access to justice initiatives

WASHINGTON DC: United States-based International Justice Mission (IJM) has renewed its commitment to develop Uganda’s expertise for the efficient and professional administration of justice. The Chief Justice, Bart M. Katureebe, on Monday October 9,2017 signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with IJM on behalf of the Uganda Government of Uganda – Justice, Law and Order Sector (JLOS) at the IJM Headquarters in Washington D.C. The support will be concentrated towards…

Irish Aid Fellowship Training Programme : 2018/2019 Intake

The 2018/2019 Intake for Irish Aid Fellowship Training Programme is now open. Irish Aid provides funding for a number of scholarships for full-time study at Masters level as part of Ireland's wider development cooperation budget. The focus of awards is on supporting mid-career professionals on courses that are relevant to our development objectives in specific partner countries. On completion, fellowship recipients are committed to resume work and put their acquired…

Hon. Otafiire Addresses 2017 WIPO Conference

DOWNLOAD PRESS RELEASE GENEVA - Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs Hon. Maj. Gen. (RTD). Kahinda Otafiire, has told the 2017 General Assembly of the World Intellectual Property Organization that protection of Traditional Knowledge and the country’s genetic resources, from misappropriation, is a key ingredient of Uganda’s National Intellectual Property strategy for promoting creativity and innovation amongst its indigenous peoples and local communities to promote access to alternative health care,…

Justice Owiny-Dollo Sworn in as new Deputy Chief Justice

ENTEBBE - President Yoweri Museveni has sworn in new Deputy Chief Justice, Alfonse Owiny Dollo, in a Saturday afternoon function at State House, Entebbe. Different stakeholders who included justices, members of the Judicial Service Commissioners, representatives of security agencies, the Ministry of the Presidency Esther Mbayo and the Head of Public Service, Mr. John Mitala, were in attendance. The President appreciated the outgoing DCJ, Steven B.K. Kavuma, who was also…