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World Bank to Support Judiciaries
Ms Kabagambe and the Hon. Justice Katureebe

The World Bank has committed to strengthening the administration of justice bymaking it a component on the World Bank programmes.

This was the outcome of a meeting held between the Chief Justices and the Executive Director World Bank African Group, Ms Ann Kabagambe, at the World Bank headquarters in Washington DC.

The Ugandan Chief Justice, Hon. Justice Bart M. Katureebe, presented a concept note on Strengthening the Administration of Justice in Uganda as well as the ICT Strategic Plan for E-Justice.

Ms Kabagambe said the component of administration of justice has not been on the agenda of the World Bank but after listening to the Chief Justices they (World Bank) will now include it.

At the same meet, Chief Justices presented the challenges and needs Judiciaries face.

Ms. Kabagambe reassured the African CJs present that previously the Bank has been dealing with finance ministries but now support will be channeled directly to respective Judiciaries.

The Chief Justice also held bilateral talks with the Gambian Chief Justice, Hon.Justice Hassan Jallow.

Posted 8th, November 2018
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