Head, Vulnerable Persons Unit

Ms. Priscilla Nyarugoye holds a Bachelors Degree in Education from Makerere University Kampala, a Diploma on the Law of Internal Displacement from the International Institute of Humanitarian Law, Villa Ormond Sanremo Italy, a Post Graduate Certificate in Research Methods and Writing Skills, from Center for Basic Research Kampala and a Certificate in HIV/AIDS Development and Human Rights from the University of Pretoria South Africa plus many other short courses in human rights.

She joined the Commission in 2004 as a Volunteer attached to Fort Portal Regional Office. She was later appointed as a Human Rights Officer in 2007 in the Directorate of Monitoring and Inspections. Priscilla is a Senior Human Rights Officer in the same directorate a position she has held since 2010. She heads the Vulnerable Persons Unit which was established by the Commission in 2007 in the Directorate of Monitoring and Inspections. The Unit monitors the rights of vulnerable persons.

She also represents the Commission on the Justice for Children Steering Committee which advances better outcomes for children affected directly or indirectly with the justice system.

Priscilla is currently pursuing a Masters degree in Human Rights at Makerere University Kampala

Contact Information:

Plot 20/22/24

Buganda Road

P.O.Box  4929

Kampala, Uganda

Tel: +256-414 348007