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Centre for Public Interest Law (CEPIL)

Kampala, Uganda
Joined November 2016
Presence in: Uganda
Focus: Generalist Legal Services, Governance, Accountability & Transparency, Right to Information

The Centre for Public Interest Law (CEPIL) was established in September 2009 to protect the public interest in Uganda using law as a tool. CEPIL aims at ensuring that every person has equal access to social, economic, and political opportunities without discrimination on the basis of their ethnicity, social standing political opinion or membership of a political party or organisation.

People Associated With This Organization

David Okello

Centre for Public Interest Law (CEPIL)
Joined September 2016
Project Manager at CEPIL - Centre for Public Interest Law in Uganda

Francis Obonyo Alphonse

Centre for Public Interest Law (CEPIL)
Joined March 2021
Interests: Community / Customary Land Rights, Peace-building & Transitional Justice, Policy Advocacy, Women's Rights
I am an analytical and results-oriented professional with hands-on experience in office administration, project management, and business partnership. Expertise in leading projects from start to end, implementing strategic business plans and control structures for projects, ensuring delivery within time and regardless of budgetary constraints. I possess skills in developing and managing programme initiatives, creating M&E monitoring tools, and performing comprehensive research on current issues for analysis and policy advocacy. At CEPIL, it is my role to ensure the following; Provide leadership in developing program, organisational and financial plans with the Board of Directors and staff and carry out plans and policies authorised by the board. Represent the programs and point of view of the organisation to agencies, organisations, and the public. Establish sound working relationships and cooperative arrangements with community groups and organisations. Regularly inform the board of directors of the condition and progress of the organisation. Be responsible for the recruitment, employment, and release of all personnel both paid staff and volunteers. Ensure job descriptions are developed, reviewed, and performance appraisals held regularly, and that sound human resource policies are in place. Create and maintain a climate that attracts, keeps, and motivates a diverse staff of top quality. Work with staff, finance committee and the board in preparing a budget and ensure the organisation operates within budget guidelines. Be responsible for developing and maintaining sound financial practices. Ensure that adequate funds are available to permit the organisation to carry out its work. Jointly with the president and secretary of the board of directors conduct official correspondence of the organisation and jointly with designated officers, execute legal documents.

Shwe yee Linn

Centre for Public Interest Law (CEPIL) (Unverified)
Joined January 2017
Interests: Education
I am interest in land laws, land rights which should be in the hand of land owners(farmers). Need guidance to shoe farmers societies to get to explore what it is theirs and which are not. Let's say i want them to be educated with law affairs to farmers societies.

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