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Semi-Annual Performance Report (2012/13)

KAMPALA – The Justice, Law and Order Sector on April 17, 2013 held a semi-annual review for the current Financial Year (FY) of 2012/13 at Kabira Country Club here in Kampala. The semi-annual review is an opportunity for JLOS to assess progress of the sector mid-way through the year on commitments in the Work Plans, the undertakings and in the Government of Uganda Budget. The assessment enables JLOS to establish…

JLOS hosts the Swedish OECD/DAC Peer Review Delegation

KAMPALA -- On April 10th 2013 the Justice Law and Order Sector hosted a team from Sweden who were part of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Peer Review Mission to assess how the policies of Sweden were impacting on Uganda. The Swedish team was received by Mr. Francis Atoke, the Solicitor General and Chair of the JLOS Steering Committee, who thanked Sweden for supporting JLOS in revamping…

International Recruitment Notice: Technical Advisors for the JLOS House Project

The Justice Law and Order Sector (JLOS) is procuring the construction and financing of office accommodation facilities for JLOS institutions, using the Public Private Partnership (PPP) modality. It is envisaged that approximately 102,000sq.m of office space will be delivered on a Build, Operate and Transfer (BOT) basis. The proposed project is comprised of: JLOS Towers and High Court at Plot 98-102 Katalima Road, Naguru, Kampala; Police headquarters to accommodate all…

JLOS Pioneering Reform of Sentencing in Uganda

KAMPALA -- The Justice Law and Order Sector (JLOS) on the 27th -28th March, 2013 facilitated a two day residential training at Ridar Hotel in Seeta for trial judges. The workshop was officially opened by the Chief Justice Benjamin Odoki. In his opening remarks, the Chief Justice noted that the workshop was timely because upon the conclusion the Susan Kigula and Stephen Tigo cases, there is concern about the lack…