“An election is NOT an event but a process…”

“Quality means doing it right when no one is looking”

Welcome To Centre for Electoral Justice & Research

Mission

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COVID-19 AND THE LIKELY DISRUPTION OF THE 2021 GENERAL ELECTION – A STATEMENT FROM AFRICEJ 

About Us

We are Non – Governmental Organization registered in Uganda devoted to advocating and enhancing the right to access of affordable and timely electoral justice at all levels through strategic interventions such as electoral justice reforms advocacy and legal aid extension services, inter alia to all stakeholders in the administration and management of elections. Our focus among others; is to promote justice in elections – led democracy and a broad spectrum of research.

“The intense bursts in which election petitions are filed, the short time limits in which election matters must be dispensed, their political sensitivity, and the public interest in their outcomes, collectively mean that electoral cases cannot be treated the same as other matters that come before the judiciary”

 

Access to Electoral Justice

In addressing Access to Electoral Justice in Uganda, our Advocacy on Electoral (Justice) reforms is a three dimension pronged approach on issues.

 

Election Monitoring & Observation

This is a two-way approach based on the governance system. Intra-party Elections. General Elections 

 

Research & Training

Research is so broad that we’re not limited to just electoral issues but priotise it. Our research & Training department shall deal with all matters …..

Centre for Electoral Justice & Research

Get in Touch

Location

P.O. Box 22662, Kampala –Uganda

Fortune plaza, 2nd floor suite SF01 Ben Kiwanuka Street

Tel:

+256 784 745153 /+256 779 727657

"The decisions that policy-makers make about the holding of elections will have a further profound effect, shaping the health of democracy in the future." As op-ed by Erik Asplund and Toby James.
https://www.democraticaudit.com/2020/03/30/elections-and-covid-19-making-democracy-work-in-uncertain-times/

This is a must read from @brianklaas and @Fromagehomme for anyone frustrated with elections. Jaw-dropping examples from around the globe paired with really interesting recs for how to get democracy right again

FACT: #COVID19 is NOT airborne.

The #coronavirus is mainly transmitted through droplets generated when an infected person coughs, sneezes or speaks.

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Chapter Four and partners have written a statement to the Chief Justice, Minister of Justice, DPP, Commissioner @jbyabs & IGP @OkothOchola1 to call for immediate & urgent measures to protect rights of detainees in #Uganda in the wake of #COVID19 pandemic. https://bit.ly/2UEGlbf

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