Third Judicial Training on Climate Justice In Uganda - 2021

By Greenwatch |

On the 18th and 19th March 2021, Greenwatch in conjunction with the Judicial Training Institute (JTI)  organised the 3rd Judicial Training on Climate Justice in Uganda held at Mestil Hotel & Residences, Kampala. The theme of the training workshop was: "Understanding climate change and exploring the role of the Judiciary in implementing climate justice”

The training was officiated by Hon. Justice Richard Buteera, Deputy Chief Justice of Uganda. Participants comprised of Judges of the High Court, Registrars, Deputy Registrars, Chief Magistrates and Magistrates who were equipped with knowledge on climate change, climate law and climate justice. Participants were admonished to be receptive and alive to cases brought before them as a result of direct and indirect negative impacts of climate change.

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Panelists and their papers