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Makerere scoops 2016 debate award

By Wilfred Sanya

Added 8th March 2016 04:34 PM

The executive director of Human Rights Initiative, Livingstone Sewanyana told participants to continue with the debates of human rights and democracy in order to attain peaceful democracy in Uganda.

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The patron of Makerere University human rights club, Gabriel Acaye pose for a picture with his team after winning the 9th inter university debate on human rights in Luweero. Photos/Wilfred Sanya

The executive director of Human Rights Initiative, Livingstone Sewanyana told participants to continue with the debates of human rights and democracy in order to attain peaceful democracy in Uganda.


Makerere University has won the 9th inter-universities human rights debate at Ndejje University in Luweero District.

The executive director of Human Rights Initiative, Livingstone Sewanyana told participants to continue with the debates of human rights and democracy in order to attain peaceful democracy in Uganda.

 articipants from dejje niversity during the debate on human rights Participants from Ndejje University during the debate on human rights

 
Sewanyana was presiding over the debate competition on March 5, 2016.

“Everyone matters in decision making because it affects other people’s lives. It is very important if other people’s wishes are respected at all times,” he said.

He noted that the level of research and understanding of human rights issues among the youth has improved greatly looking at the presentations by the youth.

 articipants from abale niversity at the 9th interuniversity debate competition on uman rights in uweero Participants from Kabale University at the 9th inter-university debate competition on Human rights in Luweero.

 
Makerere University scooped this year’d award for the best presentation on how to attain good democracy and respect of human rights practice of the rule of law.

It was followed by Ndejje University and third runner up was Uganda Martyrs University in Mpigi district.

Over 25 Universities and other high institutions of learning participated in this year’s event.

 xecutive director of uman ights nitiative ivingstone ewanyana and the emocratic  overnance acility  manager for rights justice and  peace ophie acine interact at 9th interuniversity debate on human rights in uweero Executive director of Human Rights Initiative, Livingstone Sewanyana and the Democratic Governance Facility manager for rights, justice and peace, Sophie Racine interact at 9th inter-university debate on human rights in Luweero

 

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