Report: The Fifth Judicial Training on Climate Justice - 2023

By Greenwatch |

This training was the fifth judicial training on climate justice organized by Green-watch and it precedes the need to equip judicial officers with comprehensive knowledge about the legal aspects of climate justice, including the rights of vulnerable communities affected by the effects of climate change in order to adjudicate climate related disputes brought before them. The training took place on the 18th and 19th of May, 2023 at Mestil Hotel Kampala under the theme: “Advancing Climate Justice: Looking at the role of judiciary”. The training com-prised of five (5) sessions each covering a specific aspect of climate justice. The discussions in each session were lively with contributions from most of the participants.

The purpose of this report is to transcribe the highlights from the training.