The 1st Annual Disability Rights And Law Conference

The first Annual Disability Rights and Law Conference was one of the land mark achievements of the School of Law as it celebrates its golden jubilee (1968-2018). 

This is one of the indicators of the strategic direction of the School of Law which has put disability rights issues at the center of its research and teaching over the last 4 years.  

Through the Open Society Funded Project on Disability Law and Rights titled: ‘Promoting Disability rights through Legal education’ in partnership with Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa (OSIEA), Strengthening Human Rights Research and Education in Sub – Saharan Africa (SHUREA) and the Network for Public Interest Lawyers (NETPIL), the first of a series of such conferences was held at the Main hall, Makerere University under the theme: “Adjusting the lenses: Disability rights in Uganda.” on the 3rd of  October 2018, the conference brought together representatives from government agencies, DPOs, NGOs, members of academia, students and the general public.