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Environmental Law Enforcement Regional Workshops

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The Directorate of Public Prosecutions has partnered with the Ministry of Water and Environment, Greenwich (an Environmental Rights Advocacy Group), National Forestry Authority (NFA) and the Judiciary in organizing regional workshops aimed at improving the enforcement of environmental laws and Regulations in Uganda.

These workshops are intended for judicial officers, State Attorneys and Prosecutors, and the environmental protection police.

The first workshop was held in Masaka for officers from the Sub Region, from 26th to 28th of May 2015 at Hotel Brovad. 10 State Attorneys from the DPP’s filed stations attended the workshop. Three officers from the Headquarters facilitated at the workshops. These were Emmanuel Muwonge (Principal State Attorney), Florence Akello Owinji (Principal State Attorney) and David Ateenyi Ndamuraani (Ag. Assistant DPP in charge of Mbale Region).

The workshop was officially opened by the Minister of State for Water and Environement, Hon. Flavia Munaaba and closed by David Ndamuraani on behalf of the DPP, Mike J. Chibita.

Copies of their presentations are available here.

The next Regional workshop is scheduled for 10th to 12th of June 2015 at Hoima Resort Hotel. 10 State Attorneys from the Region are expected to attend the training. 

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