HURIPEC Webinar on Social Policy in Uganda and Covid-19

HURIPEC Webinar on Social Policy in Uganda and Covid-19

The Human Rights and Peace Centre (HURIPEC), School of Law, Makerere University is delighted to invite you to our forthcoming webinar on Security and Social Policy in the Context of Uganda’s Covid-19 Response. The event, the second in a series of conversations aims to examine the concept of security in the context of the Government of Uganda’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic and further explore a broader and holistic understanding that reflects principles of human dignity, safety and development in the interest of all Ugandans.

The webinar will take place on 01 June 2020 from 10:00AM to 11:30AM (EAT) You will be joining our experts in a discussion on the strengths and weaknesses of Uganda’s social policy as they have been uncovered by the covid-19 pandemic in the two sectors of health and social protection.

Our speakers for the Webinar will be Dr. Olive Kobusingye , a Surgeon, Senior Research Fellow, Makerere University School of Public Health will outline the issues that emerge in the country’s health sector approach to managing the pandemic, Prof. John Jean Barya , a Law Professor at Makerere University School of Law will highlight the strengths and weaknesses in the sector of social protection and the role of the security sector in this regard and Mr. Yusuf S. Kajura , a Researcher with the Makerere Institute of Social Research (MISR) will trace the historical perspectives to social policy, its evolvement in the country over the years and the issues that it surfaces in regard to the government’s current approach in managing the C-19.

Register to view the event on Zoom, or tune into the Facebook livestream at 10AM (EAT) And join the conversation via the hashtag #SocialPolicyUg on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

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About HURIPEC

The Human Rights and Peace Center (HURIPEC), a semi-autonomous department under the School of Law was set up by Makerere University in 1993, as the first human rights center of its kind in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Contact Information

Address: School of Law,
Makerere University
Telephone: +256 (0) 414 532954
P.O.BOX 7062 Kampala, Uganda
Email: huripec@law.mak.ac.ug