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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…

Zimbabwe delegation concludes bench-marking visit to JLOS

A delegation from Zimbabwe on September 5th 2014 concluded a benchmarking visit to the Justice, Law and Order Sector. The 8-member delegation from Zimbabwe’s Justice, Law and Order Sector was led by the Deputy Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs, Mr Fortune Chasi. Other members of the delegation were Ms Mabel Msika (Director Policy and Legal Research); Ms Goretti Mudzongo (Project Coordinator); Asst Commissioner Takawira Nzombe (Deputy Director Legal…

LDC Alumni Association elects leaders

The Law Development Centre Alumni Association has elected its first executive committee to take over leadership from the task force team which has spear-headed the creation and establishment of the association. The association is an umbrella body of all old students of the Law Development Centre. At its annual general meeting held at the weekend, members elected Lawyer John Marry Mugisha the chairman. He takes over the mantle from Justice…

Special Report: National Action Plan for Human Rights (Uganda)

The National Action Plan for Human Rights (NAP) is an integrated and systematic national strategy to help realize the advancement of human rights in any country. The Government of Uganda is developing a National Action Plan that will set out the ways in which the Government fulfils its responsibility to protect and promote human rights in Uganda. It will spell out the specific objectives and priorities in this regard, and…