Tuesday, 25 January 2022

Judicial Officers Validate Resource Handbook On Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR)

At least 25 participants are attended a validation and training workshop for Judicial Officers on Judicial enforcement of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR) at Protea Hotel in Entebbe on 19th - 20th December, 2017. Among the participants are the Judges, Registrars and Magistrates from the different courts in the country.

The two day training that was organized by the Judicial Training Institute (JTI) in collaboration with the United Nations Human Rights office of the High Commissioner (UNOHCHR) aims at enhancing the knowledge of judicial officers in making logical and well thought decisions in ESCR cases.

In his remarks, Hon. Mr. Justice Wilson Masalu Musene urged that the Courts must have the necessary jurisprudence and therefore, the Judicial Officers should equip themselves with skills and knowledge to adequately enforce and make the necessary orders arising from actions emanating from the violation of any such rights.  

Dr. Uchema Emelonye, the country Representative commended the Judicial Training Institute for their continued support.” Our collaboration with the judiciary has yielded fruit” He said and further encouraged that the Judiciary Keep up the Spirit of activism in enforcing ESCR.

 Story by:  Christine Lydia Nabunya



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