Prof. Joe Oloka Onyango

Prof.
Joe
Oloka
Onyango
Job Description: 
Clinic Advisor
Academic & Professional Experience: 

J.Oloka-Onyango is a renowned lawyer and academic. He is a professor of Law and Former Director of the Human Rights and Peace Centre (HURIPEC), Makerere University, School of Law.

A product of Harvard Law School with a Doctorate of Juridical Science, Onyango is a Scholar of Human Rights in the African context He has offered service in various ways as former Dean of Law at Makerere University, in Kampala, Uganda (1998-2002), Visiting Professor at several universities around the world, including New York University (NYU), Harvard, Oxford, the United Nations University (UNU), Keio, Cape Town and Pretoria, and is involved with a number of Local, Regional and International human rights organizations as well as with professional and academic journals in various capacities.

Oloka-Onyango served as a member and UN Special Rapporteur on Globalization & Human Rights of the United Nations Sub-Commission on the promotion and protection of Human Rights from 1998 to 2002 and consultant to the United Nations development Program, United nations High commission for Refugees, and World health Organization.

He also serves on the advisory or governing boards of a number of non-profit human rights organizations in Africa, North America and Europe.

 

Interests: 

Human Rights, Constitutional Law and on Sexual and Gender Based Violence.

Email Address: 
joloka@law.mak.ac.ug
Snail Mail Address: 
Makerere University P.O.Box 7062 Kampala Uganda