TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE WORKSHOP
The International Youth for Africa(IYA) is inviting you to attend a one day workshop on transitional justice at School of Women and Gender Studies Makerere University Kampala-Uganda on 9th November, 2018.
The workshop focuses on community, Civil Society, youth and women’s leaders as they will be trained on the importance of Chapter V of the R-ARCSS, which is the heart of the whole Peace Agreement. This is in line with Chapter V which provides that the parties to the Agreement should involve the people of South Sudan in all of its tasks and activities and be responsible for carrying out public education, awareness-raising and civic engagement activities to inform the public, in particular with youth and women, about the Commission’s work, and solicit continuous feedback. This workshop therefore aims at disseminating the Peace Agreement to the public through the leaders mentioned above which is also a way of educating the participants on the importance of Chapter V and why they should support the whole Peace Agreement.
Therefore, this workshop is planned to be conducted by South Sudan development Cultural Agency (SSDCA) in collaboration with the Network of South Sudanese civil society organizations in Uganda (NOSSCOU) with support from KAS. The main objective of the workshop is to discuss in details Chapter V of the R-ARCSS, 2018 so that the participants will be able to understand and disseminate it to the rest of the South Sudanese community members. Nonetheless, the specific objectives of the Workshop are as discussed below.
The Primary objectives of the Workshop are:
- To educate the participants on the importance of Chapter V and its implications in the process of implementation of the Revitalized Peace Agreement in South Sudan.
- To educate the participants on the concept of Transitional Justice, Accountability, Reconciliation and Healing and their meaning in the context of South Sudan.
- To train the participants on their role in the implementation of the present Peace Agreement.
- To obtain recommendations from the participants on what they think in respect to the present Peace Agreement and in particular Chapter V.
- To train participants on different types of justice and why transitional justice is the most appropriate justice in South Sudan.
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