By Isaac Akugizibwe
KIU Main Campus – KIU’s leading student think tank, Forum for Ideas (FFI) has scheduled the first-ever virtual educational seminar dubbed "The Question of Reparation in International Law: The ICJ Case of DRC Vs Uganda", for Saturday, May 15, 2021.
It will discuss the circumstances surrounding the case reported by the Democratic of Congo to the International Court of Justice about Uganda's invasion and plunder of its natural resources in 1998.
The seminar, which starts at 2 pm and ends at 4 pm, will be moderated by Patrick Muema Mumo, an international law analyst, a KIU Law school alumnus, and a senior member of FFI.
Key speakers of the day shall include, Samuel Ogwal, international lawyer and senior lecturer at Cavendish University, Shaleh Hemmed, a graduate researcher at KOQ University of Turkey, and an alumnus of KIU Law School, among others.
Davin Hayden, the principal coordinator of Forum for Ideas encourages all students especially those interested in international law to attend the seminar because it carries most of the answers they have been looking for.
"I encourage students especially those doing law here at KIU and everywhere in Africa to attend this seminar for it entails those answers they might have been looking for on matters regarding International law," said Hayden.
Saturday's seminar is one of the many activities as well as global engagements that the Forum organizes timely in order to get as many possible solutions to various regional, national and global challenges.