Dr. Bireete Sarah is a founding Partner and Executive Director for Center for Constitutional Governance (CCG), a Ugandan Constitutional Watchdog (Non-Governmental Organization) based at Plot 14, Muwafu Road, Ministers Village - Ntinda, Kampala.
Previously, she worked as the Deputy Executive Director of the same NGO since 2011 to 2019. Prior to 2011, she was a public defender at the Public Defenders Association of Kampala. She is a lawyer by profession, with a Doctorate of Humanities (Honorary), a human rights activist and a partner at Dickens Kamugisha and Co. Advocates in Kampala - Uganda. She is a regular panelist on the National Broadcaster (Uganda Broadcasting Corporation - UBC) political talk show known as “UBC Behind the Headlines” which runs every Wednesday and Civic Space TV on “Chat Show UG “every Friday. She is a board member of several organizations as well as on the governing committees of various schools and student bodies. In addition, she chairs the National Coalition on Civic Space and is the point person for the International Human Rights Defenders Group known as Vuka Allies for Uganda. She has enriched knowledge and understanding of governance issues especially in areas of constitutionalism, human rights, Civic Space, land rights, research and advocacy, public interest litigation as well as conflict transformation.
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