HURIPEC STAFF

Director, HURIPEC

DR. Zahara Nampewo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Education Background
  • Contacts
  • Zahara Nampewo is a Ugandan lawyer teaching at the School of Law, Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda.

  • She has been with Makerere since January 2006.
  • Dr. Nampewo holds an SJD from Emory University in the United States, an LLM (Human Rights) from the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom and an advanced Diploma in Human Rights Protection from Abo Akademi University, Turku, Finland.

  • Dr. Nampewo areas of interest and expertise include human rights, health, gender and transitional justice.

  • She has published on a range of subjects including sexuality, decentralisation and access to justice.

 

    Zahara Nampewo
    Ag. Director,Lecturer
    Human Rights and Peace Centre (HURIPEC)
    School of Law, Makerere University
    Email: znampewo@law.mak.ac.ug
    Tel: + 256 779 114220

 

Lecturer Human Rights and Peace Center (HURIPEC)

DR. Rose Nakayi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Education Background
  • Professional Undertakings
  • Academic Publications
  • Contacts
  • Doctor of Laws (SJD) (University of Notre Dame USA)
  • LL.M  (Clare Hall, University of Cambridge)
  • LL.B (honors) (Makerere University)
  • Diploma in Legal Practice (Law Development Center)
  • Diploma in Transitional Justice (International Center for Transitional Justice
  • Director (Ag.) Human Rights and Peace Center (HURIPEC)
  • Lecturer at the School of Law Makerere University.
  • Researcher (Doctoral) under a Fulbright Fellowship at the Center for Civil and Human Rights University of Notre Dame.
  • Formerly engaged in Consultancy work institutions such as the Forest Peoples Land Rights Project (London), Kituo Cha Katiba (Center for Constitutionalism).
  • Formerly Chairperson of the Law Development Center Forensic Audit Committee.
  • Formerly a Fellow at the Danish Institute for Human Rights in Denmark.
  • Formerly the Editor of East African Journal of Peace and Human Rights Volumes 14 No. 1 and No. 2 of 2008.
  • Formerly, Project Coordinator of the Uganda Coalition for the International Criminal Court (UCICC) at Human Rights Network- Uganda.
  • Formerly Coordinator of the LL.M Program in Human Rights and Democratization in Africa run by the University of Pretoria in partnership with over four others in Africa including Makerere
  • Pieces of a Jigsaw Puzzle: Realizing Indigenous Peoples’ Land Rights in the Context of the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights, the East African Journal of Peace and Human Rights, 448-476 Volume 16 No. 2, 2010.
  • ‘Historical and Contemporary Land Laws and their Impact on Indigenous Peoples’ Land Rights in Uganda: The Case of the Batwa, in Land Rights and the Forest Peoples of Africa: Historical, Legal and Anthropological Perspectives,’ (The Forest Peoples Programme, January 2009).
  • ‘Reaching out for Justice and Reconciliation in Northern Uganda: The Proposed War Crimes Court and Traditional Justice. Center for Civil and Human Rights,’ (Notre Dame Law School) Working Paper No. 5, Winter 2008.
  • ‘Decentralization and the Situation of Selected Ethnic and Racial Minorities in Uganda: A Human Rights Audit.’ HURIPEC Working Paper No. 15 of July 2007.
  • ‘The Women’s Movement in Africa: Creative Initiatives and Lessons Learnt.’ East African Journal of Peace and Human Rights Vol. 11, No.2 2005 (Co- authored with Monica Twesiime-Kirya and Dorothy Kwagala).
  • ‘Citizenship and Identity Struggles in Uganda: Towards More Inclusive Policies and Practices’ (co-authored with Monica Twesiime – Kirya and Dorothy Kwagala), Citizenship and Identity Struggles Series, Kituo cha Katiba (East African Center for Constitutionalism, 2005).
  • The Challenge of Proving Customary Tenure in Courts of Law in Uganda:  Review of the Case of   Hon. Ocula Michael & others Verses Amuru District Land Board, Major General Oketa Julius, Christine Atimango and Amuru Sugar Works Ltd.  Hct-02-Cv -Ma- No.  126 OF 2008 (Forthcoming).

: Office Tel No: +256 414543110
Email: rnakayi@law.mak.ac.ug

rnakayi@alumni.nd.edu

 

 

Professor of Law, HURIPEC, School of Law, Makerere University.


Joe Oloka-Onyango

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Current and Previous Professional Undertakings
  • Former Dean of Law (1998-2002) and former Director of the Human Rights and Peace Centre (HURIPEC) (2004-2012) at Makerere University. 

  • Visiting Professor at a number of universities around the world, including Harvard, Oxford, Cape Town, NYU and the United Nations University, Japan.

  • Member and former chair of several local, regional and international human rights organizations.

  • Former member and Special Rapporteur on Globalization and Human Rights of the United Nations (UN) Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights, and former Trustee of the UN Voluntary Fund for the Victims of Torture (2005-2011).

    Teaching interests include International Human Rights Law, Refugee Law, Gender and the Law and Constitutional Law and History.

 

Dr. Christopher Mbazira

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Academic Qualifications
  • Undertakings
  • Academic Publications
  • Contacts
  • Doctor of Philosophy (University of Western Cape)
  • Master of Law (HRDA), University of Pretoria
  • Diploma in Legal Practice, Law Development Centre
  • Bachelor of Laws, Makerere University
  • Associate Professor, School of Law, Makerere University attached to HURIPEC
  • Coordinator, Public Interest Law Clinic
  • Visiting Associate Professor, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa
  • Visiting Professor, University of Lusaka, Zambia
  • Member of the Extra-Territorial Obligations Consortium
  • Research Fellow, Community Law Centre, University of the Western Cape
  • Member of the Advisory Board African Year Book on Disability Rights
  • Member of the Editorial Board of the Africa Nazarene University Law Journal
  • Formerly Special Assistant to International Criminal Court Director to Secretariat of Assembly of Heads of States
  • Formerly, Deputy Dean (Postgraduate, Finance and Administration), School of Law Makerere University
  • Legal Consultant, KSMO Advocates
  • Legal Consultant, Enoth-Mugabi, Advocates and Solicitors
  • Teaches International Law and Human Rights Law
  • Public Law and Policy Consultant

Books authored and edited

  • Litigating Economic and Social rights in South Africa: A Choice between Corrective and Distributed Justice Pretoria University Press, 2009  
  • Co-editor (with Jaap de Vissser) Water delivery: Public or private? Community Law Centre, University of the Western Cape and The Institute of Constitutional and Administrative Law, Utrecht University, 2006 
  • Co-author (with Julia Sloth-Nielsen, Chirwa Danwood, Benyam Mezmure and Rino Kamidi) Child-Friendly Laws in Africa (2009) African Child Policy Forum

 

Chapters in books

  • From Multiparty Rule and No Party State to Multi-partism in Uganda in Morris Kiwinda Mbondenyi & Tom Ojienda (eds) Constitutionalism and Democratic Governance in Africa: Contemporary Perspectives from Sub-Saharan Africa (2013) Pretoria University Law Press
  • The Judicial Enforcement of the Right to the Highest Attainable Standard of Health under the Kenyan Constitution in Japhet Biegon & Godfrey M Musila (eds) Judicial Enforcement of Socio-Economic Rights Under the New Constitution: Challenges and Opportunities for Kenya (2011)  Kenyan Section of the Commission for Jurists 113
  • Prosecuting International Crimes Committed by the Lord’s Resistance Army in Uganda in Chacha Murungu & Japhet Biegon (eds.) Prosecuting International Crimes in Africa Pretoria University Law Press 2011, 197
  • Enforcing the economic, social and cultural rights in the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights: Twenty years of redundancy, progression and significant strides in Julia Iliopoulos-Strangas & Theunis Roux (eds.) National and international perspectives on social rights ANT.N. SAKKOULAS & BRUYLANT BRUXELLES 2008, 291. 
  • Uganda and the UN Treaty Bodies: Reflections on the Past and Thoughts for the Future in the Implementation of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Uganda and the United Nations Human Rights Mechanisms: A Compilation on the Occasion of the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (Uganda Office ), 2009
  • Privatisation and the right of access to sufficient water in South Africa: the case of Lukhanji and Amahlati in Jaap de Vissser and Mbazira, C., (eds.) Water delivery: Public or private?, Community Law Centre, University of the Western Cape and The Institute of Constitutional and Administrative Law, Utrecht University, 2006, 57 

 

Articles in periodicals, reviews and journals

  • Service delivery protests, struggle for rights and the failure of local democracy in South Africa and Uganda: Parallels and Divergences (2013) 1 South African Journal on Human Rights [Forthcoming]
  • With John Mubangizi Constructing the amicus curae procedure in human rights litigation: What can Uganda learn from South Africa? (2012) 16 Law, Democracy and Development  199
  • Grootboom: A paradigm of individual remedies versus reasonable programmes (2011) 26 South African Public Law Journal 1
  • The role of transboundary dialogue: A response to Stephen Ellmann (2009) 2 Constitutional Court Review 145
  • From ambivalence to certainty: Norms and principles for the structural interdict in socio-economic rights litigation in South Africa (2008) 24 South African Journal on Human Rights 1
  • Judicial enforcement of socio-economic rights in South Africa: Heightening  the reasonableness approach (2008) 26(2) Nordic Journal of Human Rights 131 
  • Confronting the problem of polycentricity in enforcing the socio-economic rights in the South African Constitution, (2008) 23 South African Public Law Journal 30.
  • ‘Appropriate, just and equitable relief’ in socio-economic rights litigation: The tension between corrective and distributive justice (2008) South African Law Journal 71
  • Bolstering the protection of economic, social and cultural rights under the Malawi Constitution (2007) 1(2) Malawi Law Journal, 220
  • Regional symposium on harmonization of laws of children in Eastern and Southern Africa, 9 – 10 May 2007 (2007) 1 African Human Rights Law Journal, 276.
  • Translating socio-economic rights from abstract paper rights to fully fledged individual rights: Lessons from South Africa (2006) 12(2) East African Journal of Peace and Human Rights, 183
  • With Professor Julia Sloth-Nielsen Incy wincy spider went climbing up again - prospects for constitutional (re) interpretation of section 28(1)(c) of the South African Constitution in the next decade of democracy (2007) 2 Speculum Juris  147
  • Enforcing the economic, social and cultural rights in the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights: Twenty years of redundancy, progression and significant strides (2006) 6 African Human Rights Law Journal, 333 
  • Realising socio-economic rights and the obligations of local government: A guide for municipalities Community Law Centre, University of the Western Cape
  • With Lukas Muntingh EN and Others v The Government of South Africa and Others (Durban High Court, Case No. 4576/2006) [unreported] (En case)in ESR Review Vol. 7(2) 2006
  • With Lilian Chenwi The Draft Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rightsin ESR Review Vol 7 (1) 2006.
  • The right to health and the nature of socio-economic rights obligations under the African Charter: The Purohit case in ESR Review, Vol 4 November 2005.
  • A path to realise economic, social and cultural rights in Africa? The New Partnership for Africa’s Development: A critique (2004) 2 African Human Rights Law Journal

 

Dr. Christopher Mbazira
Associate Professor of Law, School of Law
Makerere University
P.O. Box 7062
Kampala, Uganda

E-mail:bazzira@yahoo.co.uk, cmbazira@law.mak.ac.ug

 

 

Senior lecturer, Faculty of Law Makerere University.

Tindifa Samuel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Education Background
  • Professional Undertakings
  • LL.B (Hons), University of Dar es Salaam

  • Dip. Legal Practice, law Development Center

  • LLM. (Lund).

  • Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law Makerere University. 

  • Teaches Administrative Law, Torts, Labour Law and Human rights.

  • Special interests include Peace studies, Conflict Management, Refugees and Humanitarian Law.

 

Lecturer

Ojambo Henry

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Education Background
  • Professional Undertakings
  • S.J.D. at the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto in 2005

  • Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship-Graham Fellow of the University of Toronto for the year 2006/7.

  • Lecturer-Faculty of Law-Makerere University

  • Teaching and research interests include international human rights law, the law of use of force and armed conflict, international criminal law, private international law, and corporate governance in the context of globalization.

 

Lecturer and Ag. Deputy Dean (Postgraduate & Administration)

Dr Ronald Naluwairo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Education Background
  • Undertakings
  • Academic Publications
  • contacts
  • Doctor of Philosophy (SOAS, University of London)
  • Master of Law (University of Cambridge)
  • Diploma in Legal Practice (Law Development Centre)
  • Bachelor of Laws (Makerere University)
  • Certificate of Attendance, All African Course in International Humanitarian Law (Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria)
  • Lecturer at the Human Rights & Peace Centre, School Law, Makerere University
  • Ag. Deputy Dean (Postgraduate & Administration), School of Law, Makerere University
  • Research Fellow and Head of the Trade, Innovations & Biotechnology Programme at theAdvocates Coalition for Development and Environment
  • Teaches Public International Law; International and Regional Human Rights Law; and the Law on Use of Force and Armed Conflicts among others.
  • Research areas include Military Justice & Human Rights; Governance; Agro-biodiversity Law and Policy; and Biotechnology Law and Policy
  • Formerly Lecturer at the Faculty of Law, Uganda Christian University
  • Formerly Chairperson of the National Task Force for Domestication of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture in Uganda
  • Formerly Member of the National Biosafety Committee
  • Formerly Coordinator of the Lawyers’ Expert Group on Biotechnology[LEGBIOTECH]
  • Formerly Coordinator of HURIPEC’s Rights & Democratic Governance Projec
  • Guaranteeing the Right to a Fair Trial in Uganda's Military Justice System: Proposals for Reform [Vol. 18, No.2, East African Journal of Peace & Human Rights 2012].
  • Military Courts and Human Rights: A Critical Analysis of the Compliance of Uganda's Military Justice with the Right to an Independent and Impartial Tribunal [Vol. 12, No. 2, African Human Rights Law Journal 2012].
  • A Reassessment of Military Justice as a Separate System in the Administration of Justice: The Case of Uganda [Vol. 18, No.1, East African Journal of Peace & Human Rights 2012].
  • Uganda's Military Courts and the Right to a Competent Tribunal: Some Reflections [Vol. 5, No. 2, Malawi Law Journal 2011].
  • Buganda's Quest for Federo and the Right to Self-Determination: A Reassessment [HURIPEC Working Paper No. 17, 2007]
  • A Critical Evaluation of the Role of the General Court Martial inthe Administration of Justice in Uganda [HURIPEC Working Paper No.1,2006]
  • The Trial of Civilians in Uganda's Military Courts: Interrogating the Reasons, Constitutionality and Human Rights Issues [Forthcoming].
  • Uganda's Civil Courts and the Administration of Military Justice: An Appraisal of their Jurisprudence on Selected Issues [Forthcoming]

Contacts: Office Tel No: +256 414 532954
Cell phone: +256 772 636345

Email: rnaluwairo@law.mak.ac.ug/naluwairo@yahoo.co.uk

 

 

Senior Lecturer, Human Rights & Peace Center

Dr. Ronald Kakungulu Mayambala

Mayambala

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Profile
  • Honors and Awards
  • Education
  • Publications
  • Contacts
  • Others

R. Kakungulu-Mayambala is a Senior Lecturer with the Human Rights and Peace Centre (HURIPEC) and formerly a Graduate Teaching Assistant at The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada (2007-2008). R. Kakungulu-Mayambala lectures human rights in the domestic perspective, consumer law and protection, introducing law and legal methods, intellectual property law, equity and trusts to undergraduate students and international environmental law, and computers & the law to graduate students at Makerere University School of Law.  He has extensive knowledge on international and comparative indigenous people’s law, rights of ethnic minorities, oil and gas law, economic, social and cultural rights and has also done work on the rights of indigenous communities in East Africa.  He is an Advocate of the High court of Uganda.  Dr. Kakungulu-Mayambala’s doctoral thesis at The University of Arizona was on Indigenous People, Human Rights, and the African Problem: The Case of the Twa, Ogiek and Maasai.  He has consulted for many international and national agencies including IDRC, CIDA, DFID, SIDA, DANIDA, NORAD, EASSI, KCK and ACODE.

His research interests include Electronic Communications Law and Internet Governance, Intellectual Property Law, Electronic Commerce Law, Competition Law and Policy, National Security and Counter-Terrorism Law and International Human Rights and Indigenous Peoples Law.

  • Government of Uganda Scholarship, Diploma Legal Practice, LDC, Uganda, 2002/2003
  • World Intellectual Property Organization Scholarship, Master of Laws, WIPO Worldwide Academy, Geneva, Switzerland, 2005/2007
  • Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) and World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Fellow, Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights & Humanitarian Law, Lund University, Sweden, 2005/2007
  • International Teaching Assistantship Award, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, 2007/2008 (teaching Regulatory State/Legal Methods and Criminal Law/Procedure)
  • Law Foundation Fellowship, British Columbia Province, Canada, 2007/2008

University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, 2007/2009

  • British Columbia Social Policy Research Conference Travel Award, B.C. Province, Government of Canada, 2008
  • University of British Columbia, Graduate Student Travel Award, Vancouver, Canada, 2008
  • Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program Doctoral Research Fellowship, James E. Rogers College of Law, the University of Arizona, Tucson, USA, 2008/2010
  • Leitner Human Rights Scholarship, Fordham University School of Law, New York, New York, USA, 2009/10.
  • Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program Doctoral Research Fellowship, James E. Rogers College of Law, the University of Arizona, Tucson, USA, 2008/2010
  • Leitner Human Rights Scholarship, Fordham University School of Law, New York, New York, USA, 2009/2010
  • Law Foundation Fellowship, British Columbia Province, Canada, 2007/2008
  • International Teaching Assistantship Award, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, 2007/2008
  • Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) and World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Worldwide Academy (WWA) Fellowship tenable at Lund University, Sweden, 2005/2007
  • Government of Uganda Scholarship tenable at the Law Development Centre on the Post-graduate Diploma in Legal Practice Program, 2002/2003.
  • August 2008 – May 2010.  The University of Arizona, Tucson, USA (Scientiae Juridicae Doctor/Doctor of Juridical Science (S.J.D) (Title of thesis: Indigenous People, Human Rights, and the African Problem: The Case of the Twa, Ogiek and Maasai) 
  • August 2009 – May 2010. Fordham University School of Law, New York, New York, USA (Masters Degree in International Law and Justice)
  • August 2007 – May 2008. The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada (Law Foundation Fellowship/Graduate Teaching Assistantship)
  • August 2005 – January 2007.  Lund University, Sweden (2005/07) (SIDA/WIPO Fellow on the Master of Human Rights and Intellectual Property     Rights Program)
  • August 2004 – August 2005.  Makerere University (Attended Masters Degree in Law (LLM)(Coursework))
  • September 2002 – August 2003. Law Development Center (LDC) (Post Graduate Diploma in legal Practice and later enrolled as an Advocate of the Courts of Judicature)
  • September 1998 – July 2002.  Makerere University (Bachelors Degree in Law (LL B) – Upper Second – Class Honors)

Chapters in books:

  • Co-author (with Dick Kawooya and Jeroline Akubu) Uganda’s Copyright Law in Chris Armstrong, Jeremy de Beer, Dick Kawooya, Achal Prabhala & Tobias Schonwetter (eds.) Access to knowledge in Africa: The Role of Copyright University of Cape Town Press 2010, 281 – 316
  • Internet Censorship and Freedom of Expression: A Critical Appraisal of the Regulation of Hate Speech on the Internet in Internet Access: Techno Legal Barricades (C.S. Krishna ed. 2009), at 75-95.

Articles in periodicals, reviews and Journals:

  • Guilty before Trial:  The Presumption of Innocence and the Public Parading of Criminal Suspects in Uganda (December 2012) University of Botswana Law Journal [Forthcoming]
  • The Indictment of President Al Bashir of Sudan by the ICC: Critical Reflections on the Politics of international Justice (2012) 12th Ed., Vol.1, Makerere Law Journal 1 – 14 [Unreferred article] 
  • Digital Music and the Internet: A Critical Appraisal of the Use of Technological Protection Measures in Combating Online Music Piracy (2011) 17:2 East African Journal of Peace and Human Rights 366 – 392
  • (Book review) on James S. Anaya, International Human Rights and Indigenous Peoples (2010) 4:1 Malawi Law Journal 151 - 159
  • Examining the Nexus between ICTs and Human Rights in Uganda: A Survey of Key Issues (2010) 16:1 East African Journal of Peace and Human Rights 1 – 25
  • A Critical Evaluation of the Right to Legal Representation in Uganda 1995 – 2005: Aiming High and Falling Short? (2009) East African Journal of Peace and Human Rights
  • The Fate of Culture in the Era of Globalization: A Critical Appraisal of the Right to Culture in Uganda (Il nuovo diritto societario, Studi e Opinion/ 2009, University of Turin, Italy Law Journal, pp. 77-86)
  • Muwanga-Kivumbi v. Attorney General: An Appraisal of the Right to Assemble and Demonstrate in Uganda (2008) 14:2 East African Journal of Peace and Human Rights 485 – 508
  • The Judicairy and the Environment: A Critical Appraisal of the Role of the Judiciary in Environmental Management and Protection (2008) 1:1 Makerere Law Journal 42 – 59 [Unreferred article]
  • The TRIPS and Food Security: Issues, Challenges and Strategies for Developing Countries (2007) 13:2 East African Journal of Peace and Human Rights 214 – 239
  • Bruno Kiwuwa v. Ivan Serunkuma, Juliet Namazzi:  An Appraisal of the Right to Marry and Found a Family in Uganda (2007) 13:2 East African Journal of Peace and Human Rights 334 – 346
  •  The Impact of the Repugnancy doctrine on the Concept of Human Rights in Traditional Africa during the Colonial Era:  The Ugandan Situation (2006) 1:1 Makerere Law Journal 134 – 144 [Unreferred article]
  • A Critical Evaluation of Workers Rights in Uganda for the Period 1986 – 2003 (2005) 3:1 Uganda Living Law Journal 14 – 27
  • The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: A New Dawn for Indigenous Peoples Rights? (2009). Cornell Law School Inter-University Graduate Student Conference Papers. Paper 18.
    http://scholarship.law.cornell.edu/lps_clacp/18
  • African Copyright and Access to Knowledge (ACA2K) Project: Country Report (IDRC Publication, May 2009, downloadable at www.aca2k.org)
  • African Copyright and Access to Knowledge (ACA2K) Policy: Executive Policy Brief (IDRC Publication, UCT Press 2010, downloadable at www.aca2k.org)

Working papers and research series papers:

  • Guilty before Trial:  The Presumption of Innocence and the Public Parading of Criminal Suspects in Uganda (2011) 32 Huripec Working Paper
  • Data Protection and National Security: Analyzing the Right to Privacy in Correspondence and Communication in Uganda (Huripec Working Paper No. 25, 2009)

Dr. Ronald Kakungulu-Mayambala
Senior Lecturer, Makerere University School of Law
Human Rights & Peace Centre
Email: rkakungulu@law.mak.ac.ug

Senior Lecturer, Human Rights & Peace Center
LL.B (Hons) (Mak); Dip. L.P. (LDC); SIDA/WIPO Fellow (Lund University 2005/2007); LL.M (Fordham); S.J.D (Arizona).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Godbar Tumushabe

 

Lecturer, Social Research Methods

Dennis Asiimwe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Education Background
  • Professional Undertakings
  • B.A (Hons) Social Sciences,

  • Post Graduate Diploma-Library & Information Science

  • M. Sc. Information Science, Makerere University

  • Graduate Diploma in Human Rights, Institute of Social Studies, The Netherlands

  • Advanced Certificate in Peace and Conflict Studies, European Peace University, Austria.

  • Doctoral research student, University of KwaZulu-Natal.

  • Lecturer -Social Research Methods -Makerere University, Faculty of Law.

  • Editor, East African Journal of Peace and Human Rights, published by HURIPEC.

  • Formerly Lecturer in Information Systems and Systems Analysis and Design at Uganda Martyrs University; and Lecturer in Research Methods, National College of Business Studies (now Makerere Business School).

  • Research interests include information policy and ethics, access to information, digital governance, and gender integration in governance.

 

Assistant Lecturer-HURIPEC

Kabumba Busingye

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Education Background
  • Undertakings
  • Academic Publications
  • Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours) from Makerere University (Uganda)

  • Bachelor of Civil Law from Oxford University (where he was Editor of the Oxford University Commonwealth Law Journal) and a Master of Laws from Harvard Law School (where he edited the Harvard International Law Digest).

  • Advocate of the Supreme Court of Uganda

  • Member of the Uganda Law Society (ULS)

  • Member of the East African Law Society (EALS)

  • Member of the Society of International Economic Law (SIEL)

  • Member of the International Bar Association (IBA) and the International Law Association (ILA)

  • Assistant Lecturer of Law at HURIPEC

  • Academic Coordinator of the LLM (Human Rights and Democratization) Programme which is run jointly with the Universities of Pretoria, Western Cape, Ghana, American University in Cairo and the Catholic University in Cameroon.

  • Teaches International Law, Constitutional Law, International and Regional Human Rights Law, Human Rights in the Domestic Perspective, Law of International Institutions and Organizations, International Economic Law and the Law of Treaties both on undergraduate and post-graduate levels in the Faculty of law, Makerere University. 

  • Also teaches International Law on the MA (Diplomacy and International Relations) and MA (Peace and Conflict Studies) programmes at the Faculties of Arts and Social Sciences, Makerere University.

  • Serves Makerere University as Chief Registrar of the Staff Appeals Tribunal, an autonomous body established under the Universities and Other Tertiary Institutions Act to deal with disputes between members of staff and the University.

  • Ugandan Resident Partner with M/S Development Law Associates, a collaborative initiative bringing together development law practitioners from over 23 African countries.

  • Consultancies Undertaken for various organizations including United Nations Population Fund, the New Partnership for African Development (South Africa), ActionAid (UK and Uganda), Kituo Cha Katiba (Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania), the Uganda Network of AIDS Service Organizations (Uganda), the Foundation for Human Rights Initiative (Uganda) and several other local and international organizations.

  • In the past worked as a Legal Associate with M/S MMAKS Advocates (the Uganda branch of the African Legal Network of Law firms) as well as a Visiting Associate at the London office of Clifford Chance LLP under the International Lawyers for Africa (ILFA) programme.

  • “A Missed Opportunity: The Legacy Of The Armed Activities Case On The Right To Self-defence Under International Law”, in Griffin’s View on International and Comparative Law, January 2007, Vol. 8, No.1, at pp.109-116, available at http://www.rechten.vu.nl/en/Images/8-1%20-%20Missed%20Opportunity_tcm23-46038.pdf

  • “Private Placements under Ugandan Capital Markets Law”, in the African Legal Network Newsletter, August 2009, pp.4-5, available at http://www.africalegalnetwork.com/images/NEWSLETTER.pdf

  • ‘The Human Rights Content of the African Youth Charter: A preliminary assessment, paper on the African Youth Charter, commissioned by the Africa Governance Monitoring and Advocacy Project (AfriMAP), available at http://www.afrimap.org/english/images/paper/AfriMAP-AYC-Kabumba-EN.pdf (English) and at http://www.afrimap.org/english/images/paper/AfriMAP-AYC-Kabumba-FR.pdf (French) 

  • ‘The Mukasa Judgment and Gay Rights in Uganda’, in East African Journal of Peace and Human Rights, July 2009, Vol. 15, No.1(Case Comment)

  • ‘Litigating Socio-Economic Rights in South Africa: A choice Between Corrective and Distributive Justice’, in East African Journal of Peace and Human Rights, July 2009, Vol. 15, No. 2(Book Review)

  • ‘Public Interest Litigation in Uganda: Pitfalls and Landmarks,’ (with Mr. Phillip Karugaba, partner, MMAKS Advocates) book forthcoming with LawAfrica Publishing (2010)

 

 

Carolyne Adoch

 

Administrator, Human Rights and Peace Centre

Ms. Maxine

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Educatiom Background
  • Undertakings
  • Bachelors in Human Resource Management,Ndejje University)
  • Diploma in Secretarial Studies
  • Ms. Maxine maintains good orderliness and cleanliness of HURIPEC Offices and apartments;
  • In charge of Departmental procurements and maintenance of assets.
  • Together with the Accountant maintains records of all financial transactions of the projects and books of accounts, implements and monitors project budgets
  • In charge of all the administrative and logistical aspects of the HURIPEC projects and ensures smooth execution of the activities

 

 

Assistant Editor of HURIPEC’s East Africa Journal of Peace and Human Rights

Francis Xavier Birikadde

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • M.A in Human Rights (Makerere University)
  • BA (Hons) (Makerere University) (Communication Skills and Organizational Studies). 
  • Assistant Editor of HURIPEC’s East Africa Journal of Peace and Human Rights
  •  Formerly served as an Intern at HURIPEC under the Human Rights and Good Governance (HUGGO) Project of DANIDA.  I
  • Formerly volunteer with Actionaid International Uganda under the Unit of Conflicts and Emergencies.
  • Attended short certificate courses in Peace and Conflict Resolution, Project Planning and Management, and Project Monitoring and Evaluation.
  • Previously participated in numerous conferences, particularly on human rights, and issues relating to good governance.
  • Has also presented papers and facilitated at different foras on issues relating to Human Rights Defenders and Human Rights Based Approach to Policy Planning and Formulation. 
  • Main areas of specialty include Refugee Rights Protection, Children’s Rights, Persons with Disabilities’ Rights, Women’s Rights, among others.

 

 

Secretary to the Director, Human Rights and Peace Centre

Aida Namatovu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Undertakings
  • Interests
  • Receive visitors, and direct them to relevant offices.
  • Receive students’ complaints and problems and forward  them to lecturers or Ag. Administrator.
  • Receive telephone calls
  • Keep office petty cash
  • Office typing
  • Filing
  • Assist the Ag. Administrator with routine daily work.
  • Interacting with people

 

 

 

Josehpine Birungi

 

 

Simon Okello Oluka

 

Huripec Attendant

Adon Kwesiga

Apartment Attendent

Agnes Osiga


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