Deputy IGG Anne Twinomugisha Elected Vice President of Continental Ombudsman Physique AOMA

The not too long ago concluded seventh Basic Meeting of African Ombadsmen in Kigali climaxed with the election of a brand new management the place Uganda gained the place of Vice President.

Convened between 27 and 30 November below the theme ” Navigating Moral Dilemmas on Mediation and Ombudsman Roles,” the meeting carried out elections for the manager whose mandate was expiring this 12 months. Angola’s Celestine Muyambe was elected president and Deputy Inspector Basic of Authorities, Mrs Anne Twinomugisha Muhairwe scooped the publish of First Vice President in an electoral course of supervised by the outgoing  President of the affiliation and the ombudsman of Rwanda, Hon. Madeleine Nirere and the Secretary-Basic and ombudsman of Kenya, Hon. Florence Kajuju who can be the Worldwide Ombudsman Institute –Africa President).

Angola overpowered Libya by 14 to 7 votes whereas Gabon trailed Uganda 6 to fifteen within the hotly aggressive elections because the affiliation demonstrated its immense dedication to democracy and regional variety.

Earlier than the elections, numerous coaching classes masking quite a lot of subjects akin to understanding Moral Frameworks; figuring out Frequent Moral Dilemmas; confidentiality, Transparency, Neutrality, and Impartiality; in moral Resolution-making had been held.

The classes additionally examined the elemental ideas that information moral behaviour in mediation and Ombudsman practices, providing an intensive evaluation of the difficulties encountered and doable options.

A particular coaching session on the theme was carried out on twenty eighth November 2023, to reinforce the individuals’ data and abilities to cope with the advanced moral dilemmas that always emerge within the subject of mediation and ombudsman companies.

Because the Meeting wound up, members reaffirmed their dedication to prioritising moral requirements in mediation and ombudsman roles and enhancing a good and simply continent.

About AOMA

The African Ombudsman and Mediators Affiliation (AOMA) is a continental community of 47 Nationwide Ombudsmen and 6 sector Ombudsman, established in 2003. The affiliation goals to advertise the institution and independence of Ombudsman establishments in Africa; present them with data, coaching and improvement alternatives; improve good governance and human rights; and foster cooperation and collaboration amongst Ombudsman places of work and different related stakeholders.

By way of its numerous initiatives, the affiliation has efficiently facilitated data trade, capability constructing, and the institution of a strong community of pros devoted to resolving disputes ethically.

Who’s Anne Twinomugisha?

Ms Twinomugisha is a seasoned lawyer. She is a member of the Uganda Regulation Society and has served below the Uganda Christian Attorneys Fraternity, East African Regulation Society and Uganda Federation of Girls Attorneys. She additionally spent 15 years within the Ministry of Defence and Veteran Affairs below numerous portfolios; first as a prosecutor within the Basic Courtroom Martial and rose by the ranks to the extent of principal authorized officer.
Based on the IGG web site, Ms Twinomugisha holds a Grasp of Arts Diploma in Worldwide Relations and Diplomatic Research from Makerere College, a Submit Graduate Diploma in Authorized Apply from the Regulation Improvement Centre, a Submit Graduate Diploma in Public Administration and Administration from Uganda Administration Institute and a Bachelor of Legal guidelines Diploma from Makerere College. She can be credited for the institution of the Veterans Authorized Assist Clinic and for making a supportive mechanism for girls’s involvement in peacebuilding

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