The project is a support to the Judicial and Legal Sector in Uganda (JLOS
) based on the new Sector Development Plan IV (JLOS
SDP IV), in force since July 2017.
State-led transitional justice processes, as promoted by donors and JLOS, are often regarded as a red herring because people have a clear, lived understanding of NRM hegemony and its narrative about the war, and because there is virtually no current prospect of the government delivering a fair and comprehensive policy offering financial compensation for people's wartime losses.
Uganda's transitional justice framework emphasizes a 'victim-centered' approach (JLOS 2012: 11), yet we know that the 1CD was not set up as a 'response to the explicit needs of victims, as defined by victims themselves' (Robins 2011: 77).
JLOS (2012) The Third JLOS Strategic Investment Plan (SIP III), 2012/13-2016/ 17.
34 (2012) (Uganda) (providing expiration of the amnesty provisions in Part II); Mallinder, supra note 19, at 27 (pointing to pressure from JLOS
as a motivation behind letting Part II of the Act lapse); JUSTICE LAW AND ORDER SECTOR, Transitional Justice Working Group, supra note 19, at 28 (concluding that amnesty in its current form cannot be maintained); Anne Mugisa, No More Amnesty for LRA Rebels as Law Expires, NEW VISION (May 29, 2012), http://www.newvision.co.ug/news/ 631450-no-more-amnesty-for-lra-rebels-as-law-expires.html [http://perma.cc/B88Q QNHW] (archived Jan.
(22) See, e.g., UGANDAN BEYOND JUBA PROJECT ET AL., REPORT ON THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE JLOS TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE WORKING GROUP ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION (2009) (detailing the Transitional Justice Working Group's roundtable discussions in South Africa, which helped to determine what processes would be most suitable for implementing transitional justice in the Ugandan context).
2-5, 2009, Report on the Proceedings of the JLOS Transitional Justice Working
engines have silver fan guards, so paint the tops of their fuel cans silver or white.
Garda Tuohey added: "The Children's Act has brought about a number of changes already, including raising the age for the JLOs to intervene to 18 years as opposed to 17.
Another important function of JLOs is to bring child criminals face-to-face with their victim - a which is proving very effective.
Strengthened co-ordination framework of the Justice, Law and Order Sector (JLOS)
The JLOS coordination mechanism, which was established with defined Terms of Reference in October 2012, is now functional.