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Mak Partners with LSE to Conduct Cutting-edge Research

The Acting Vice Chancellor-Dr. Eria Hisali (C) with Prof. Christine Chinkin-Founding Director, Centre for Women, Peace and Security, LSE (2nd R), Ag. Principal CHUSS-Dr. Josephine Ahikire (2nd L), Zoe Gillard-Manager, Centre for Women, Peace and Security, LSE (L) and another official during the courtesy call on the Vice Chancellor, 25th January 2019, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

The London School of Economics and Political Science has been awarded funding to establish a Gender, Justice and Security Hub, with Makerere University as one of the Lead Research Partner Institutions. The Acting Principal of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Makerere University, Dr. Josephine Ahikire is Co-Director on the programme and will serve as a member of the Executive Group that will oversee the Hub’s research agenda, strategy impact and engagement plans.

The Hub is a five-year project funded by the UK Research and Innovation Global Challenges Research Fund and will commence work on 13th February 2019.  It is a unique coalition of major UK and DAC-list country research institutions, working extensively with local and global civil society, practitioners, governments and international organizations to advance gender, justice and inclusive peace.

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