Strengthening Human Rights Research And Education In Sub-Saharan Africa (SHUREA)

The School of Law, Makerere University in partnership with the Institute for Human Rights at Abo Akademi University, Centre for Human Rights – University of Pretoria, School of Law – Nairobi University, and the School of Law -Addis Ababa University is implementing a three year sub-Saharan regional project aimed at strengthening the capacity in the project countries to conduct human rights research and provide research-based teaching in human rights of high standard and relevance for societal development processes.

The project aims to achieve three major outcomes i.e., improved access to doctoral training in human rights; increased high quality research in human rights; and strengthened role of human rights research in societal development processes in the project countries.The project targets PhD candidates and post doc researchers in the field of human rights at the partner universities including academic supervisors. Additionally, the project aims at improving the institutional capacity of universities to provide high-quality PhD training, including obtaining new methods of training and supervision, expanding international cooperation practices, developing prospects for multidisciplinary networking, and building the research capacity of partner universities. Finally, the project aims at engagingdifferent stakeholders (beyond the academic community) on the issue of human rights research in societal development processes.

For details, contact:
Dr. Ronald Naluwairo
Cellphone: +256 772636345.