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Dr. Christopher Mbazira , an UNAS Fellow

Dr. Christopher Mbazira was inducted as a Fellow of the Uganda National Academy of Sciences (UNAS) at its 17th Annual Scientific Conference held on the 27th of October 2017 at Africana Hotel in Kampala. 
 
UNAS is a membership-based autonomous body that brings together a diverse group of scientists whose main goal is to promote excellence in sciences and whose vision is to become an eminent body of scientists offering independent evidence-based policy advice for the prosperity of Uganda. 
 
Christopher Mbazira is an Associate Professor of Law, Principal School of Law and Coordinator of the Public Interest Law Clinic (PILAC). He has written and spoken widely on the subject of socio economic rights in the context of the judicial application of these rights. Some of his publications include the book Litigating socio-economic rights in South Africa: A choice between corrective and distributive justice (2009) and several journal articles including ‘Enforcement of Socio-Economic Rights in South Africa: Strengthening the reasonableness approach’ 26 Nordic Journal of Human Rights 131; ‘From ambivalence to certainty: Norms and principles for the structural interdict in socio-economic rights litigation in South Africa’ 24 South African Journal on Human Rights 1. 
 
Prof Mbazira holds an LL.B from Makerere University, an LL.M in Human Rights from the University of Pretoria and a PH.D from the University of the Western Cape in South Africa. Christopher teaches public international law and international and regional human rights law