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Hon. Otafiire Participates in Access to Justice Conference in The Hague

Hon. Kahinda Otafiire (front row, 2nd from left) with participants in the Ministerial Segment of the Access to Justice Conference at the Peace Palace, The Hague, Netherlands on 7th February 2019 (PHOTO: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Netherlands) Hon. Kahinda Otafiire (front row, 2nd from left) with participants in the Ministerial Segment of the Access to Justice Conference at the Peace Palace, The Hague, Netherlands on 7th February 2019 (PHOTO: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Netherlands)

 

The Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs Hon. Kahinda Otafiire on February 7, 2019 participated in a high level ministerial segment at the Access to Justice Conference held in The Hague, Netherlands. The event hosted by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs was aimed at facilitating dialogue and interaction around Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16.3 that seeks to ensure equal access to justice for all by 2030. 

Hon. Otafiire attended the event at the invitation of Her Excellency Sigrid A.M. Kaag, the Minister of Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation of the Kingdom of Netherlands. In his statement, Hon. Otafiire shared Uganda’s access to justice journey and the success story of the Sector-wide approach being spearheaded by the Justice, Law and Order Sector.

During the ministerial segment of the conference that drew participants from all over the world, strategies for the delivery of SDG 16.3 were explored and access to justice experiences were shared. The meeting was also aimed at developing recommendations and potential commitments to deliver justice for all.

 

READ THE MINISTER’S STATEMENT

 

By Edgar Kuhimbisa / Published: February 12, 2019

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