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HHRRC – Building Forensic Capacity Post-Conflict: Lessons from Uganda

HHRRC – Building Forensic Capacity Post-Conflict: Lessons from Uganda

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This webinar originally occurred on March 28th, 2019
Duration: 1.5 hours

This presentation introduces research conducted in Uganda at the nexus of forensic science and transitional justice, highlighting a large-scale forensic investigation and human identification capacity-building workshop for Ugandan stakeholders.

Detailed Learning Objectives:
1.) Learn about modern Ugandan conflicts and the need to bolster forensic capabilities to meet the challenges of the forthcoming National Transitional Justice Policy.
2.) Learn about the challenges to articulate the application of forensic investigation with community needs in large-scale, post-conflict contexts.
3.) Learn about the forensic investigation and human identification capacity-building workshop conducted in Kampala for Ugandan practitioners, government officials, and non-governmental (NGO) members.

Presenters:
Hugh H. Tuller | Forensic Anthropologist at the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency
Dr. Jaymelee J. Kim | Biocultural Anthropologist
Dr. Paul D. Emanovsky | Supervisory Forensic Anthropologist at the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency
Dr. Dawnie Wolfe Steadman | Director of the Forensic Anthropology Center and Professor of Anthropology

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Funding for this Forensic Technology Center of Excellence event has been provided by the National Institute of Justice.

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