JLOS Receives Vehicle for ADR Project
KAMPALA -- The Justice, Law and Order Sector has received a vehicle to support the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) project. The vehicle was procured with funds from the Austrian Development Cooperation (ADC) which is providing support to sector ADR initiatives. The motor vehicle was officially handed over to the Chairperson of the ADR Project Advisory Board, Justice David Wangutusi at the Commercial Court on December 14 2015. Present was the JLOS Senior Technical Advisor, Ms. Rachel Odoi-Musoke, Mr. Vincent Mugabo, the Chairperson ADR Project Implementation Unit (PIU), and Ms. Simone Ungersboeck from the Austrian Development Cooperation.
The JLOS Senior Technical Advisor appreciated the Austrian Development Cooperation for funding the ADRM Project and enabling the Sector through the availed Project funds to purchase the motor vehicle. She highlighted that the vehicle will facilitate implementation of the ADR activities that involve movement from one institution to another.
The Ms. Ungersboeck from the Austrian Development Cooperation thanked the JLOS Secretariat for purchasing the beautiful motor vehicle for the ADR Project. She underscored that the motor vehicle will facilitate ADR Project activities such as monitoring project implementation across the country among others.
The Chairperson of the ADR Project Advisory Board, Justice Wangutusi thanked the JLOS Secretariat and Austrian Development Cooperation for the motor vehicle and promised to work to the best of their abilities and make good use of the facility.
About the ADR Project
The project is aimed at rolling out existing Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) processes implemented in the Commercial Division of the High Court across all JLOS institutions with dispute resolution mandates, and strengthening the implementation of existing ADR mechanisms. The project will also contribute to the implementation of the Third JLOS Strategic Investment Plan (SIP III) particularly with regard to increasing the use of ADR in dispute resolution.
By Grace Chelimo and Edgar Kuhimbisa | December 15, 2015