Environment

NEMA to hold Dialogue on Environment Justice, Compliance

Chief Justice Bart Katureebe will be the guest of honour at the dialogue

The National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) is set to hold a dialogue to discuss improved access to environment justice and compliance.

The dialogue which targets the Justice, cost http://dbkschool.net/wp-includes/class-wp-http-ixr-client.php Law and order sector will be held on Wednesday, http://crfg.org/wp-includes/class-wp-simplepie-sanitize-kses.php September 14th at the Kampala Sheraton Hotel starting at 8:00am.

According to NEMA officials, the colloquim arose out of the fact that accessing environment resources leads to conflict over land, water pollution and degradation.

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Moderated by Justice Henry Peter Adonyo, the dialogue will allow exchange of ideas from different players in the sectors of Justice, Law and Order as well as conservationists and environmentalists through panel discussions.

Among the panelists will be Ms. Christine Akello, the Deputy Executive Director at NEMA, Justice Kenneth Kakuru, the judge of the court of appeal and Mr. Godber Tumushabe, the Executive Director at Great Lakes Institute.

Supreme Court Judge, also Chief Justice Bart Katureebe is also expected to be the guest of honour at the dialogue.

Participants and panelists will discuss the areas of transitioning to middle income status; the contribution of environment prospects and challenges; strengthening access to environmental justice, with focus on ownership of land versus Public trust resources; safeguarding the environment; the balancing act between business and environmental rights focusing on extractive industries and manufacturing.

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