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Children play as part of an innovative project documenting the lives and experiences of children born into LRA captivity. Photo courtesy of Beth Stewart.

Children play as part of an innovative project documenting the lives and experiences of children born into LRA captivity. Photo courtesy of Beth Stewart.

Since 2005, the Justice and Reconciliation Project (JRP) has played a key role in transitional justice (TJ) through seeking to understand and explain the interests, needs, concerns and views of communities affected by conflict.

We aim to promote sustainable peace through the active involvement of war-affected communities through research and advocacy.

Mission

JRP’s mission is to empower conflict-affected communities to participate in processes of justice, healing and reconciliation.

Vision

JRP envisions a just and peaceful society.

Objectives

JRP works to ensure the following:

    1. Transitional justice  policies and processes are informed by the experiences and needs of conflict-affected populations in Uganda and the Great Lakes region;
    2. Local initiatives for redress, healing and reconciliation for conflict-affected are supported in communities in Uganda and the Great Lakes region;
    3. Gender- and age-inclusive transitional justice programme development and service delivery are promoted;
    4. The institutional capacity of of JRP is enhance to maximise programme delivery and promote sustainability.