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Welcome to HURIPEC

The Human Rights and Peace Centre (HURIPEC), a semi-autonomous department under the School of Law was set up by Makerere University in 1993, as the first human rights centre of its kind in Sub-Saharan Africa. Although several human rights-related subjects were already being taught at the Faculty of Law, HURIPEC was established solely to foster on teaching, research and activism on human rights and peace issues at the University.

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Short Courses

The Centre staff administer various course units under the general bachelors’ degree in law administered by the school of law, Makerere University.

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Research, Publication & Advocacy

We carry out a wide-range of research related projects touching on various human rights issues. The research is often published and used as outreach teaching and advocacy materials …

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Events (Ongoing & Upcoming)

HURIPEC often organizes diverse events on various topical issues touching on democratization and human rights in Uganda and wider African continent.

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Yes! We are Here to Help

Speak to one of our Human Rights Activists about any issue and we shall be glad to assist. Contact Us