Building Forensic Capacity Post-Conflict: Lessons from Uganda
Thursday, March 28, 2019 2:00:00 PM ET – 3:30:00 PM ET
Duration: 1 hour(s) 30 minute(s)
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.
Funding for this Forensic Technology Center of Excellence event has been provided by the National Institute of Justice.
Mr. Hugh H. Tuller
Dr. Jaymelee J. Kim
Dr. Paul D. Emanovsky
Dr. Dawnie Wolfe Steadman