International Development Law Organization

Course: Enhancing the South Sudan Judiciary

As part of the EU-funded project entitled "Enhancing the Capacity of the Judiciary of South Sudan", the IDLO South Sudan Field Program Office is organizing and delivering an 11-week training course on Criminal Procedure, Civil Procedure, Evidence, Judicial skills and the English language for a group of 25 newly appointed members of the Judiciary of South Sudan, currently serving as judicial assistants. Preference has been given to these subject areas due to their relevancy in the current context in South Sudan.The training's Opening Ceremony will take place on Monday, 28 July 2014 in Juba and will be attended by the Chief Justice of South Sudan, senior representatives from the Ministry of Justice and a representative from the EU Delegation to the Republic of South Sudan, amongst others. The former President of the Supreme Court, Hon. Justice John Wuol Makec, will instruct on Civil Procedure and Evidence. Mr. Stephen Mubiru, a senior trainer at the Law Development Center in Kampala who has participated in several previous IDLO trainings with the Judiciary of South Sudan, will instruct on Criminal Procedure and Evidence. The English language component of the training will be taught by the British Council. The training will run through 10 October 2014.