EDRINE WANYAMA is a Lecturer at Kampala International Unversity (KIU) where she teaches and supervises postgraduate and undergraduate students. she is also te Legal Officer at the Law Development Centre (LDC)where she participate in developing and carrying out research on the proposals for law reform, and drafts advice and legal opinions to Parliament among other activities. She has worked as the Legal Project Officer for the Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) where she lead the analysis of existing and proposed laws that would impact freedom of expression, privacy, and access to information, and also identified and coordinated strategic litigation opportunities in the areas of freedom of expression, privacy, and access to information.
Edrine obtained her Master of Laws (Human Rights, Economic Integration & East African Community Law) from the University of Dar-es-Salaam- Tanzania in 2015. She also holds a Master Of Laws (General LLM) obtained from Makerere University, a Post Graduate Diploma in legal practice from Law Development Centre (LDC) in 2011, and a Bachelor Of Laws Degree which she got from Makerere University in 2010. From 2015 to 2017, edrine worked with Human Rights Network-Uganda [HURINET-U] as the Project Officer Law Reform and Access to Information, responsible for offering strategic direction and technical support to the growth and consolidation of the law reform and governance initiatives under the advocacy programme. Between 2010 and 2014, Edrine was an Online Volunteer with Kituo Cha Katiba (Eastern Africa Centre for Constitutional Development) which is a regional NGO with observer Status of the East African Community that is dedicated to promotion of constitutionalism, good governance and democratic development in Eastern Africa.
She has published a number of articles and journals including the 2016 journals titled ‘A Critical Overview of the Operating Environment for Civil Society Organizations in Uganda’, and ‘Exploring the Role of Women in the Prevention and Combating of Corruption in Uganda, Governance and Public Policy Research Centre Journal’. Edrine has also undertaken consultancies including An advocacy Toolkit on Data Protection and Privacy Bill, 2015 (the Unwanted Witness - 2018), Simplification of the Uganda National Housing Policy (Human Rights Network – Uganda - 2017), and Analysis of the Data Protection and Privacy Bill, 2015 (the Unwanted Witness - 2016).
Edrine is a proud member of the East African Law Society and the Uganda Law Society.
Edrine Wanyama (2016). A Critical Overview of the Operating Environment for Civil Society Organisations in Uganda.
Law in Africa Journal
Edrine Wanyama (2016). Schedule of Responsibilities and the Assignment of Files at Civil Courts in Uganda.
KAS African Law Study Library
Edrine Wanyama (2016). Exploring the Role of Women in the Prevention and Combating of Corruption in Uganda.
Governance and Public Policy Research Centre Journal
Edrine Wanyama (2015). Freedom of Information as a Tool for Access to Justice.
East African Law Review Journal
Edrine Wanyama (2015). The Impact of the Calvo Doctrine on the Principles Of Protection of Foreign Nationals in the Area of Investment.
Nalsar Int’l L. J.
Edrine Wanyama (2015). Admissibility of Cases before Examination by the Committee on Economic Social and Cultural Right An Analysis of the Challenges Faced by African Countries.
Legal Bloc Journal
Edrine Wanyama (2014). Exploring the Viability of the Amnesty Law on Criminal Justice in Uganda.
East African Journal of Peace & Human Rights
Edrine Wanyama (2013). Unpacking the Dialectics of Accessing Justice through Legal Aid in East Africa, an Overview of the Constitution of Uganda and Kenya.
African Journal of Clinical Legal Education and Access to Justice
Edrine Wanyama (2013). The Upsurge of Cyber Crime in Uganda: Where the Gaps and Loops lie; Analysis of the need for Legislative and policy framework: Makerere Law Journal.
A Makerere University Law Society Publication